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Conflict Incident Report

Gunmen assault residence in Akkar

Date of incident: 
October 4, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Armed militants

Masked gunmen attacked at dawn Saturday the residence of Hassan Youssef in the town of Moussala in Akkar.

The gunmen opened fire at the residence and tossed a hand grenade at it, but it failed to explode. Youssef's daughter was injured by shattering glass and rushed to hospital.
A LAF military expert removed the grenade from the center of the home as investigations ensued.

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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.