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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrested people involved in shooting

Date of incident: 
July 20, 2018
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Internal Security Forces (ISF)

A man was shot dead in a dispute between several young men in the eastern city of Baalbeck, the state-run National News Agency reported.

The victim, identified as J.Sh., was killed after being shot in the neck, the NNA said. Security forces were reported to have immediately intervened and arrested a number of those involved in the incident, including the shooter.

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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.