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Conflict Incident Report

One wounded in south Lebanon family dispute

Date of incident: 
May 9, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

One man was wounded  in the southern town of al-Qiyaa'a the state-run National News Agency reported.

Ahmad al-Safadi was shot by Husein al-Batsh during a dispute between two families.

Al-Safadi was rushed to the Sidon Public Hospital.

Security forces opened an investigation into the incident.

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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.