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Conflict Incident Report

One killed, many injured in Ain el Hilwe clashes

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tensions at Ain el-Helweh (starting August 7, 2014)
Date of incident: 
April 1, 2016
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

NNA - Hussein Othman was killed and many were injured in clashes that erupted this evening in Ain-el-Hilwe camp, National News Agency correspondent reported on Friday. Heavy gunfire and RPGs were heard, while contacts between Palestinian and Lebanese sides are held to mitigate tension.

Primary category: 
Heavy Artillery [inc.rocket attacks]
Secondary Category: 
Clashes/Armed Conflict
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.