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Conflict Incident Report

Sporadic gunfire heard at Ain el Helweh camp

Date of incident: 
September 22, 2016
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Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

NNA - Sporadic gunfire has been heard in the morning at Ain el Helweh camp after limited night clashes between "Bilal Badr" group and "Fateh" group, NNA field reporter said.
The clashes broke out when the family of Simon Taha was banned from closing the Fawkani Street to protest the killing of their son.
Following the clashes, Palestinian factions held a series of contacts to contain the situation.

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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.