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Conflict Incident Report

Two injured in a personal dispute in Tripoli

Date of incident: 
September 4, 2014
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Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

An Army soldier and a civilian were wounded after coming under fire in a personal dispute in the northern city of Tripoli Thursday evening.

Ahmad Dandashi, a 1st Sgt. at the Lebanese Army Special Forces unit was shot in his chest and Naser al-Jundi also sustained wounds, said the sources, requesting to remain anonymous.

The dispute broke out in the area falling between the Nahr Abu Ali roundabout and the Malloula neighborhood in Tripoli.

Dandashi and Jundi were rushed to the Sayde Hospital in Zghorta. The perpetrators remain at large.

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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.