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Conflict Incident Report

Iraqi national kidnapped in Baalbeck

Date of incident: 
August 21, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Iraqi Civilians

NNA - An Iraqi national was kidnapped by unknown assailants riding a four-wheel drive vehicle in al Solh neighborhood in Baalbeck, National News Agency correspondent said on Sunday. 

This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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.