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Conflict Incident Report

Information Branch releases kidnapped Kuwaiti in Taanayel

Date of incident: 
February 5, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
ISF(internal security forces)

The ISF's Information Branch successfully released a Kuwaiti national who was abducted last December, NNA field correspondent said on Friday.
In a special operation in the region of Taanayel, the Information Branch freed Mohsen Barrack Al Majed.
Al Majed was abducted from his farm in Qoub Elias on December 17 at the hands of anonymous culprits.

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Secondary 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.