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Conflict Incident Report

Jamal Ghanoum's killer arrested

Date of incident: 
January 15, 2015
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Members of State Security Regional Directorate, Halba branch, arrested M. Tahsh from Karkaf village who confessed that he shot dead the Syrian Jamal Ghanoum, National News Agency correspondent in Akkar said on Thursday.

The arrested admitted that he shot the victim by a hunting gun which was confiscated with him.

The arrested and the gun were transferred to the concerned judiciary authorities for more investigations and to reveal the circumstances of said crime.

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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.