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Conflict Incident Report

Man shoots wife following personal dispute

Date of incident: 
June 3, 2017
Death toll: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

A man shot his wife in south Lebanon following a family dispute, the National News Agency reported. The man, identified by his initials Aa. Ayoub, shot at his wife in the southern town of Hula, leading to multiple injuries, NNA said.

She was rushed to the Marjayoun Government Hospital for treatment. A source told The Daily Star that these personal disputes usually stem from familial problems, such as marital loyalty or financial issues. She succumbed to her wounds later.


Primary category: 
Secondary Category: 
Gender Based Violence [inc. sexual violence]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Conflicts of social discrimination
Violent and unjust treatment of different categories of people and individuals based on race, age, gender or sexuality, committed by the State, groups and individuals, related to a lack of protection and rights, inefficiency of the Justice system and persisting social and economic vulnerabilities.