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Conflict Incident Report

Unarmed hand grenade found near polling station in Shheim

Date of incident: 
May 15, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)

NNA - An unarmed hand grenade has been found near a polling station in Shheim, NNA field reporter said on Sunday, adding that the security forces duly arrived to the scene and initiated an investigation into the incident.

وطنية - افاد مندوب الوكالة الوطنية للاعلام احمد منصور انه تم العثور عند السابعة من صباح اليوم على قنبلة يدوية وضعت على باب المدخل الرئيسي لمجمع المدارس (مجمع الرئيس رفيق الحريري)، في منطقة جبل سويد في شحيم غير معدة للتفجير، حيث مراكز اقتراع، وحضرت القوى الامنية والادلة الجنائية، وتم رفع القنبلة وفتحت مراكز الاقتراع في شكل طبيعي.

Primary category: 
Dismantlement of Explosives/Demining
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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.