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Conflict Incident Report

Three persons kidnapped in Qaa project

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Ras Baalbeck Clashes (starting December 2, 2014)
Date of incident: 
October 14, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

Unidentified assailants on Tuesday kidnapped the citizen Khaled Hujairi (from the town of Arsal) and his brother in law and his son in Qaa Projects, taking them to an unknown destination. Reasons remained unknown.

Primary category: 
Hostage Taking Situation [inc. attempt, release]
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.