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Conflict Incident Report

Young man stabbed to death in Ashrafieh

Date of incident: 
February 16, 2016
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians
ISF(internal security forces)

Lebanese Marcelino Zamata, born 1982, died this evening after two men on their motorcycles stabbed him at Sassine square in Ashrafieh, National News Agency correspondent reported on Tuesday. In details, Marcelino was with his fiancée when one of the riders stabbed him several times with his knife, following a verbal dispute. Marcelino died of his wounds as soon as he arribed to a nearby hospital.

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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.