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Conflict Incident Report

Member of AlJaafar family killed following gunshot injury upon crossing Army Intelligence checkpoint

Date of incident: 
September 18, 2016
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Military Intelligence
Lebanese Civilians

NNA - Army Intelligence units positioned in northern Bekaa opened fire on Sunday evening at Hadi Mohamad Jaafar as he sped across their checkpoint, resulting in his injury which later led to his death, after he was taken to nearby hospital for medical attention, NNA correspondent reported.

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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.