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Conflict Incident Report

Zaayter clansmen exchange fire in South Beirut neighborhood

Date of incident: 
April 23, 2016
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Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

On 23 Apr 16, at 1210hrs, clashes erupted between Zoaiter family members in Al Imam Ali Street. One vehicle was set on fire and material damages were reported. LAF deployed and contained the situation.

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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.