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Conflict Incident Report

Security operation kicks off in Roumieh prison block D

Date of incident: 
April 20, 2015
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
ISF(internal security forces)

A security operation kicked off on Monday morning in Roumieh prison's block D. Inmates tried to prevent security forces from entering by burning mattresses.

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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.