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Conflict Incident Report

Rioters engage in sabotage acts in Bshara El Khoury and Salim Salam areas

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Waste Management Conflict (Starting January 25, 2014)
Date of incident: 
August 23, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

"Rioters are causing damages to public and private properties as they engage in acts of sabotage and robberies, namely in the areas of Bshara el-Khoury and Salim Salam, alongside Central Beirut," NNA correspondent reported shortly.

Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
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.