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Conflict Incident Report

Police arrested Marcellino Zamata killers

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February 16, 2016
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Internal Security Forces (ISF)

Lebanese Marcelino Zamata, born 1982, died this evening after two men on their motorcycles stabbed him at Sassine square in Ashrafieh, National News Agency correspondent reported on Tuesday. In details, Marcelino was with his fiancée when one of the riders stabbed him several times with his knife, following a verbal dispute. Beirut police soon reached the scene and managed to apprehend the bikers; but Marcelino died of his wounds as soon as he arribed to a nearby hospital.

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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.