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Conflict Incident Report

Gunfire heard in Akkar after killing incident

Date of incident: 
November 15, 2016
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Lebanese Civilians

On 15 Nov 16, tension soared in the Akkar town of Arqa north of Lebanon following an armed dispute that left one man dead and three others injured. The conflict erupted against the background of birds hunting. Heaving gunfire shooting was heard along the road that extends from Berqayil up to Halba in Akkar after the killing incident. Security forces and army troops arrived at the scene where investigations were kicked off to uncover the details of the crime.

This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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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.