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Conflict Incident Report

Man stabbed and strangled his wife

Date of incident: 
December 23, 2017
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 

A man was arrested Sunday after he stabbed and strangled his wife to death on evening, a security source told The Daily Star.

LBC news channel reported that the man, identified as Deeb Gh., had brought his wife to Makassed Hospital in Beirut and then fled. The woman, identified as Malak M., died upon her arrival at the hospital.

Citing medical sources, the security source said that "Malak M. died despite all medical efforts to save her life due to her severe injuries after being repeatedly stabbed with a knife and strangled."

The source said that Gh. killed his wife after a dispute occurred between them at their house.

This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
Primary 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.