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Conflict Incident Report

Local injured at Army checkpoint in Baalbek

Date of incident: 
August 27, 2015
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Lebanese Civilians
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

Lebanese citizen, Abbas Hussein Chamas, born in 1996, was injured Thursday dawn when he did not respond to the orders of the Army checkpoint in Bouday- Baalbek, forcing one of the members to shoot at him, National News Agency correspondent reported on Thursday.
The field reporter added that the injured was transferred to Dar Al-Amal University Hospital and then to the American University in Beirut, due to his critical situation.

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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.