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Conflict Incident Report

Personal dispute in Aakkar

Date of incident: 
March 19, 2015
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Civilians

On 19 Mar 15, at around 1200hrs, media allegedly reported that a personal dispute took place between residents and Syrian refugees in Bourj al-arab area in Aakkar. The dispute escalated to shooting. Security forces cordoned the area and managed to end the dispute.

NB: Please note that due to the unavailability of the exact location specified in the report, this security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.

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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.