You are here

Conflict Incident Report

One killed in Riaq gunfire

Date of incident: 
June 7, 2017
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Lebanese Civilians

An unknown assailant shot dead a man in his forties in the town of Riaq, NNA field reporter said. 
The man was identified as Ali Ismail Ali Zaoyter. He was transported to a nearby hospital. 
Instantly, security forces arrived at scene and launched a probe into incident. The shooter fled to an unknown destination. 
It is to note that Zaoyter was released a month ago from prison, after being jailed for 11 years for murder. 

Primary category: 
Secondary 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.