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Conflict Incident Report

Injury in a shooting in Tripoli

Date of incident: 
October 12, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

On 12 Oct 16, in Tripoli, a personal dispute , over a bridge construction, escalated into shooting. One (1) injury was reported. Lebanese Army Forces (LAF) intervened and persuaded the shooter.

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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.