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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrest suspected shooter in Tripoli

Date of incident: 
November 8, 2016
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Internal Security Forces (ISF)

On 08 Nov 16, the Internal Security Forces in Tripoli arrested a man suspected of opening fire on a municipal police force patrol in the city. Ihab R. was arrested in Tripoli following a shooting incident last Saturday, 05 Nov 16. Sgt. Maj. Ahmad Yuzbashi was shot in his foot while officer Alaa al-Mal got bruises in his arm after falling over a parked vehicle.

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Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.