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Conflict Incident Report

One Palestinian injured in stray bullet during fire shooting in Ain Helwe Camp

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tensions at Ain el-Helweh (starting August 7, 2014)
Date of incident: 
July 4, 2014
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

One Palestinian got injured in a stray bullet during fire shooting between two persons against the backdrop of a personal row at the Palestinian refugees camp's Taytaba neighborhood, NNA correspondent in Sidon reported on Friday. The family of the wounded Palestinian cut off the road in protest against the injury of its son, whereby efforts are underway to contain said dispute.

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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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.