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Conflict Incident Report

Sonic Grenade explodes in El-Mina, Tripoli

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tripoli Clashes (starting June 20, 2014)
Date of incident: 
February 4, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

On 04 Feb 15, at around 2355hrs, a sonic grenade was thrown towards a van with Syrian plates in El-Mina area, Tripoli-North Lebanon. Only material damage was reported.

Primary category: 
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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Conflicts of social discrimination
Violent and unjust treatment of different categories of people and individuals based on race, age, gender or sexuality, committed by the State, groups and individuals, related to a lack of protection and rights, inefficiency of the Justice system and persisting social and economic vulnerabilities.