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Conflict Incident Report

Violent scuffle erupts between grocery men near Sports City

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March 16, 2016
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Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

NNA - A dispute erupted between a group of grocery men in Abou Sahel locality near Beirut's Sports City, NNA field reporter said on Wednesday. The brawl quickly evolved into an aggressive fight with sharp objects, NNA reporter said, adding that three gun shots were also heard echoing from the peripheries of Sabra refugee camp. Army men duly arrived to the scene and apprehended all those involved, NNA reporter concluded.

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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.