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Conflict Incident Report

Individual kidnapped at gunpoint in Ali Nahri

Date of incident: 
February 26, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

Two gunmen riding a Grand Cherokee kidnapped on Thursday morning a man at gunpoint from a van in the Bekaa town of Ali al-Nahri and fled to an unknown destination, NNA field reporter said.

Primary category: 
Hostage Taking Situation [inc. attempt, release]
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.