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Conflict Incident Report

Two detained at checkpoint in Riyaq after wrangling with ISF members

Date of incident: 
March 23, 2015
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
ISF(internal security forces)

On 23 Mar 15, two men failed to comply with orders to stop at the checkpoint on Deir Znoun – Riyaq road. They were in a black BMW vehicle. A verbal dispute soon developed into a fistfight, prompting the ISF members to arrest them. Investigations are underway to reveal the circumstances of the incident.

NB: Please note that due to the unavailability of the exact location specified in the report, this security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.

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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.