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Conflict Incident Report

Gunmen robbed a person in Baalbek

Date of incident: 
June 2, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

Four gunmen on board of a Grand Cherokee abducted a businessman Palestinian national on the road to Baalbek near Jabali gas station. They released him in Haouch Baradi, after stealing his vehicle and his cell phone and a sum of money.

Primary category: 
Secondary Category: 
Hostage Taking Situation [inc. attempt, release]
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.