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Conflict Incident Report

Nahr Abou Ali road cut off

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tripoli Clashes (starting June 20, 2014)
Date of incident: 
January 12, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

A number of young men cut the road at Nahr Abou Ali Bridge upon receiving information about riots and fire in Roumieh prison which, in their opinion, might put the lives of detainees from the region at risk, as reported by the NNA correspondent.

Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.