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Conflict Incident Report

Sidon Personal Dispute Escalates into Armed Clash

Date of incident: 
October 18, 2015
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Lebanese Civilians

A personal dispute escalated into an armed clash Sunday in Sidon's Villas area, state-run National News Agency reported.
“The dispute between Ali J. and members of the Najm family erupted into a shooting, which resulted in the destruction of a house for the Najm family and the wounding of Ali J., Haitham B. and a third person,” NNA said.
The army has since encircled the area and is pursuing the shooters, the agency added.

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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.