You are here

Conflict Incident Report

‘Dangerous’ grenade wielding suspected drug dealer tackled, arrested by ISF

Date of incident: 
August 5, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Internal Security Forces (ISF)

 On 05 Aug 17, the Internal Security Forces (ISF) detained a Syrian man on the outskirts of Beddawi Palestinian refugee camp near Tripoli after a brawl in which he threatened to detonate a hand grenade. ISF used force to subdue the suspect and held his fist around the explosive until they were able to seize the grenade and replace the pin to ensure it would not explode.

This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
Primary category: 
Secondary Category: 
Illicit Trade/Trafficking/Smuggling
Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.