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Conflict Incident Report

Young man killed his mother in Al Hamoudieh-Baalbek

Date of incident: 
August 15, 2015
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Lebanese Civilians

On 09 Aug 15, a young man who is suffering from a mental disorder, stabbed his mother several stabs with a knife in Al Hamoudiye-Baalbeck. She died in the the hospital due to her severe injuries. The young man was arrested by ISF.

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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.