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Conflict Incident Report

Security forces deployed after dispute in Zqaq el Blat

Date of incident: 
March 27, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Lebanese Civilians

On 27 Mar 16, in Zqaq El Blat, a dispute erupted between a supporter of Amal movement and a Kurdish national and escalated into using knives. Around 100 persons gathered in the area which prompted the Lebanese Army Forces (LAF) and the Internal Security Forces (ISF) to deploy and to contain the situation.

Primary category: 
Military/Security Forces Deployment
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.