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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrest LBCI TV crew attacker

Date of incident: 
June 28, 2017
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Internal Security Forces (ISF)

The Internal Security Forces Wednesday announced the arrest of a man responsible for assaulting a team from LBCI TV earlier in the day, state media reported. In a tweet, the directorate announced the arrest of 36-year-old H.Sh on charges of assault.

Journalists Samir Bitmouni and Sobhiya Najjar were preparing a report on the Marine Turtles Conservation in al-Mansouri, south of Tyre, when they were attacked, an anchor at the station told The Daily Star.

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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.