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Conflict Incident Report

One dead in stray bullet in Ain el Helwe camp

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tensions at Ain el-Helweh (starting August 7, 2014)
Date of incident: 
August 26, 2014
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

Kamal Hallak, who was injured on Tuesday in a stray bullet which was fired in the air during celebrations at Ain el Helwe camp for the Gaza ceasefire, died of his wounds at the hospital where he was taken for treatment.

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.