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Conflict Incident Report

Incident between the Red Cross and an unidentified person

Date of incident: 
October 16, 2015
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Red Cross/Crescent
Armed militants

On 16 Oct 15, in Saida, a personal dispute between paramedics from the Red Cross and an unidentified person who threatened the paramedics with his assault weapon. Then , he went to his vehicle, took a bat and sabotaged their ambulance then fled the scene. ISF started investigations and began prosecuting the aggressor.

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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.