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Conflict Incident Report

Man wounded in armed ambush in Bint Jbeil

Date of incident: 
December 28, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

One man was wounded in an armed ambush overnight in the southern area of Bint Jbeil, the state-run National News Agency reported.

The wounded man, identified as B. Abadi, born in 1974, was ambushed in the town of Kafra while traveling in a car with his 5-year-old son.

An unknown gunman shot at the car, hitting Abadi in the leg. Shrapnel from the shooting also reportedly wounded his face.

Abadi was taken to a local hospital for treatment. His son was unharmed, according to NNA.

Abadi’s family has appealed to authorities to arrest the assailants.

Primary category: 
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.