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Conflict Incident Report

One hurt in clash over traffic in Bekaa

Date of incident: 
November 11, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians
Internal Security Forces (ISF)

On 11 Nov 16, a member of Parliament Police, was shot in his shoulder as a clash broke out over traffic with members of Jaafar family, in the Bekaa town of Zboud.  The wounded was transferred to a nearby hospital for treatment.

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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.