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Conflict Incident Report

Gunshots fired in Ain el-Hilwe

Date of incident: 
January 24, 2018
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Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

National News Agency correspondent on Wednesday reported that gunshots had been fired this morning inside the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain-el-Hilwe, only to break the calm that had prevailed last night following a clash between hardliners Haytham Shaabi and Mohammad Jamal Hamad. 

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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.