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Conflict Incident Report

A person shoots a man and then commits suicide in Borj Hammoud

Date of incident: 
March 8, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

On 08 Mar 15, media allegedly reported that a person fired shots from hunting gun and killed a man in a groceries store , then headed to Borj Hammoud and fired gunshot towards himself committing suicide.

Primary category: 
Secondary Category: 
Suicide Attack Attempt
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.