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Conflict Incident Report

Hand grenade detonated in Damour

Date of incident: 
March 22, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

On 22 Mar 15, at 1023hrs, in Damour, Security Forces detonated a hand grenade found in front of the mayor’s residence.

Primary category: 
Dismantlement of Explosives/Demining
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.