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Conflict Incident Report

Grenade explodes in Ain elHilweh, no injuries reported

Date of incident: 
August 15, 2016
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

NNA - A grenade tossed by an unknown individual exploded during the night of Sunday to Monday at the vegetable market of the Palestinian Ain Hilweh refugee camp, leaving no injuries, NNA field reporter said on Monday. 

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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.