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Conflict Incident Report

One killed, two injured in shooting inside Ain el-Hilweh

Date of incident: 
March 23, 2017
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
jund al-Sham
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

NNA - Palestinian Mahmoud Sayyed got killed and two others (Mustafa Maqsoud and Mohammad Jalal) were injured in exchanged shooting inside Ain El-Helwi camp's neighborhoods, the NNA correspondent said.

In details, the security situation in the camp escalated after a personal dispute erupted between an element of the Fatah movement and another of the Jund Al-Sham organization, thus leading to the shooting.
Contacts with the concerned sides resulted in ceasefire amid cautious calm.

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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.