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Conflict Incident Report

Hand grenade targets residence of Abou Arkoub in Ain el-Hilweh

Date of incident: 
February 28, 2018
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Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

A number of unidentified men tossed a hand grenade in Ras Al-Ahmar street of Ein El-Helweh refugee camp near the residence of Islamist extremist Bilal Abou Arkoub, NNA field reporter said on Wednesday, adding that the bomb left no damage.

In return, those targeted opened fire in the targeted region in protest against this assault, NNA reporter added.

This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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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.