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Conflict Incident Report

Two families engage in north Lebanon gunfight

Date of incident: 
March 2, 2017
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Lebanese Civilians

An armed fight broke out at dawn between two families in the northern district of Akkar, state media reported.

The National News Agency said that the Saadeddine and Ismail families engaged in an armed dispute in the town of Habchit.

No casualties have been reported.

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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.