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Conflict Incident Report
Grenade blast heard in Ain Helweh
Date of incident:
January 3, 2017
Number of Injured:
A hand grenade explosion has been heard in Ain el Helweh Camp in Sidon followed by shooting, NNA field reporter said.
The reporter added that no casualties have been reported.
Classification of conflict (primary):
Individual acts of violence
Violent incidents which do not have a specific or a known political agenda but are caused by the general proliferation of weapons, of trained and untrained soldiers or militants, by the general inefficiency of the Justice system, and past-traditions and histories of violence within society.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.