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Conflict Incident Report

One killed inside money exchange office in Tyre

Date of incident: 
May 5, 2017
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

One man was accidentally killed inside a money exchange office in the southern town of Tyre today, National News Agency correspondent reported. 

According to primary reports, 28-year-old Hassan Samra was inside the shop where the money changer was handling his gun; fire was accidentally shot and a bullet hit Samra in the heart. 

The shooter was later transferred to a nearby hospital following a nervous breakdown. 

Investigations in the incident have kicked off. 

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.