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Conflict Incident Report

Young man dies of wounds after being shot in Faraya

Date of incident: 
January 10, 2015
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

On 10 Jan 15, a young man succumbed to his wounds after being severely wounded in a personal dispute that took place Saturday, 10 Jan 15 in Faraya. Due to a personal dispute two men followed the young man and his friend to a Total gas station on Oyoun al-Siman, and fired shots towards them using a pistol and a Kalashnikov assault rifle. The man was transferred in a critical condition to the Saint George Hospital in Ajaltoun, while his friend was transferred to the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Beirut.

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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.