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Conflict Incident Report

1 Arrested in Tripoli over terrorist charges

Date of incident: 
April 5, 2016
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Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

NNA - The Directorate of Lebanese Army Guidance has issued on Saturday the following communiqué: In the wake of stringent security measures implemented by the army all over the country, Army Intelligence operatives have arrested Mohammad Sheikh from Wadi Khaled in Tripoli by on charges of affiliation to a terrorist group and for gun-running of weapons and ammunitions for the same group.
كذلك أوقفت المديرية في منطقة وادي خالد بتاريخ 6/4/2016، المواطن (م. ا.) لإرتباطه بجماعات إرهابية وإقدامه على جرم الاتجار بالأسلحة والذخائر الحربية".

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Secondary Category: 
Arms Storage/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.