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Conflict Incident Report

Young man seriously injured during a dispute in Hermel

Date of incident: 
May 1, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
1 person
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

A young man was shot in the chest during a clash in Hermel and was rushed immediately to al-Batoul Hospital for medical treatment, while security forces began investigating the incident, NNA correspondent reported. 

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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.