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Conflict Incident Report

Grenade attack and shooting in Ain el Helweh Camp, Saida

Date of incident: 
December 23, 2016
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Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

On 23 Dec 16, after the Friday prayers, unidentified assailants threw a hand grenade and shots were fired near Al-Safsaf Mosque in Ain el Helweh Camp, Saida. No injuries were reported.

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Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.