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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrested a man for celebratory gunfire in south Lebanon

Date of incident: 
July 9, 2017
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Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Lebanese Civilians

The Internal Security Forces arrested a 50-year-old man for celebratory gunfire in south Lebanon, in Bfaroua, after the practice had been banned by the governor last week. The suspect allegedly shot a pump-action shotgun in celebration of his daughter’s official exam results.

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