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Conflict Incident Report

Grenade explodes in Meryata in Zghorta

Date of incident: 
June 8, 2016
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Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

A strong explosion was heard today at dawn in Meryata village in Zghorta Kaza, NNA correspondent reported on Wednesday, saying that it was known later that the sound resulted from the explosion of a grenade which was tossed behind Moukhtar Mohammad Abdallah's office. The field reporter added that the damages were only materialistic.

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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.