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Conflict Incident Report

One dead during army raids in Fneidek

Date of incident: 
February 17, 2016
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Lebanese Civilians

Khaled Taleb was killed in a shootout with the Lebanese Army during searches carried out by the latter in Fneidek, Akkar, a Lebanese Army communiqué said on Wednesday.
"A rifle and a pistol were in the possession of Taleb, who took part with his brother, Mohammad, in incidents that occurred yesterday in the same region," the communiqué added.
"The army is chasing other attackers to stop them and bring them before the competent court," the communiqué added.

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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.