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Conflict Incident Report

Gunfire at Ain al Hilweh camp against backdrop of personal dispute

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Tensions at Ain el-Helweh (starting August 7, 2014)
Date of incident: 
July 2, 2014
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Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

NNA - One of the relatives of the wounded Mahmoud Salama opened fire in the air at Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian Camp, NNA correspondent in Sidon reported on Wednesday. Salama was injured three days ago in a personal dispute with another Palestinian at Ain al-Hilweh Camp's Fawqani Street. Source:

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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.