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Conflict Incident Report

One person killed in Wadi Khaled

Date of incident: 
January 21, 2015
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Identified Individuals

A person was killed in an individual clash between people of Hmaidan and Al-Assaad families in Rajam Khalaf village in Wadi Khaled, National News Agency correspondent reported on Wednesday.

The field reporter added that a fight between persons from the said families was followed by opening fire which led to the injury of M.A Hmaidan who was transferred by Lebanese Red-Cross members to "Notre Dame de la Paix" hospital in Kobeiyat village where he passed away a while after.

Security forces interfered to end the fight, restore calm to the region and pursue the perpetrators.

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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.