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Conflict Incident Report

Gunmen rob woman on north Lebanon highway

Date of incident: 
November 23, 2016
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Lebanese Civilians

On 23 Nov 16, a woman was driving in her car when a group of armed men stopped her after they had blocked access to a highway in the town of Beino. They then told her to get out of the car and handover her money. After the robbery, the woman fled to a nearby area. She then collapsed and was admitted to the Akkar Hospital for treatment. Following the incident, residents of Beino urged Lebanon’s security forces to intervene to prevent such robberies.

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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.