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Conflict Incident Report

Tension in Rashidiyah camp during the night

Date of incident: 
July 5, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

On 05 July 15, the Rachidiya camp in Tyre witnessed a tense atmosphere at midnight after the clash that took place on Friday, leaving two men dead.

The family of the deceased burnt tools and vehicles, as intensive gunfire filled the air. Popular committees and camp dignitaries mobilized to calm the situation. Three people were handed over to military intelligence in this context.

Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Secondary Category: 
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.