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Conflict Incident Report

Man dies of unknown gunman's shots in Shtoura

Date of incident: 
March 28, 2015
Death toll: 
1 person
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An unidentified gunman opened fire Saturday evening at a Lebanese citizen by the name of Abdullah Hamza al-Hasan (born 1988) inside a money exchange place in Shtoura, leading to his immediate death, NNA correspondent in Zahle reported.

The victim's body was taken to Shtoura Hospital, while preliminary investigations revealed that the crime was not for theft reasons, NNA correspondent added.

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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.