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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrested one suspect of Zoqaq al-Blat shooting

Date of incident: 
October 17, 2017
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ISF Intelligence Branch
On October 17, a shooting left four dead and three injured, in Zoqaq al-Blat. After a dispute between Mohammed Younes and his two sons, the youngest one killed his father, went out in the street and started shooting, killing two other persons and injuring four. 
Residents of the area were able to apprehend one of the suspects, Hasan, aged 14, while his 16-year-old brother Ali Younes, who was still carrying the murder weapon, was apprehended by the ISF Information Branch.


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.