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Conflict Incident Report

Syrian wounded while trying to escape LAF checkpoint in Chadra

Date of incident: 
July 20, 2015
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

On 20 July 15, in Chadra-Akkar, Joint security forces , whom are responsible for the north borders security , opened fire towards a Syrian national who tried to escape the search checkpoint. He was injured in his foot and was transferred to a hospital in Qobaiat.

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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.