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Conflict Incident Report

Shooting in Bas Camp –Tyre upon removing an illegal structure

Date of incident: 
September 14, 2016
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees
Internal Security Forces (ISF)

On 14 Sep 16, in Tyre, a number of persons gathered while ISF was removing an illegally constructed structure, based on public lands along the Bass Camps, owned by a Palestinian national who threated to set himself on fire if the structure was removed. His son fired towards the ISF unit which also came under fire from several other places, forcing it to respond to the sources of fire. Four (4) ISF members , (2) Police members and the Palestinian national with his son were reported injured. The violation has been removed and an investigation was issued to pursue those who were involved in the shooting.

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Classification of conflict (primary): 
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.