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Conflict Incident Report

Inmate escapes Qobbeh jail, police start search

Date of incident: 
May 4, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians
ISF(internal security forces)

NNA - Qobbeh jail inmate A.R., detained over robbery gang formation, escaped this afternoon his cell block, National News Agency correspondent reported on Wednesday.

Security forces immediately deployed in search for the fugitive, not failing to start investigation inside the prison to uncover likely assistance.

Primary category: 
Military/Security Forces Deployment
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.