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Conflict Incident Report

Wanted arrested on charges of shooting, killing citizens

Date of incident: 
July 29, 2016
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Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Lebanese Civilians

NNA - An Army patrol has apprehended on the Airport Highway the citizen, Jihad Husein Assaf, on charges of shooting in the year 2013 from a military weapon, which led to the killing of civilians and the wounding of others, including a military member, the Army said in a statement on Friday. 

Also, the Army has confiscated a motorcycle without legal papers which belonged to him. 

The arrested individual was referred to the concerned authority to take measures against him. 

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.