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Conflict Incident Report

Individual dispute in Ain el Helwe develops into gunfire

Date of incident: 
May 9, 2016
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Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

NNA - NNA field reporter said on Monday that an individual dispute, in Ain el-Helwe, degenerated into gunfire. 

The joint forces of Palestinian security duly arrived to the site and are working on restoring stability, NNA reporter added. 

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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.