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Conflict Incident Report

Young men cut off Tripoli's Jisr Khnaq against TV report on recent blast

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tripoli Clashes (starting June 20, 2014)
Date of incident: 
August 8, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

A number of young men cut off Tripoli's Al Khnaq Bridge road, against the backdrop of what has been mentioned in a TV press report on the circumstances of the blast that took place in the area two days ago. Instantly, an army unit arrived at said scene and re-opened road to traffic.

Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Policy conflicts
Conflicts associated with political decisions, government or state policies regarding matters of public concern, such as debates concerning law reforms, electoral laws, and protests of the government’s political decisions, among others.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.