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Conflict Incident Report

123 Syrians arrested in Dahr el Baidar

Date of incident: 
September 16, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Civilians

On 16 Sep 17, the Internal Security Forces managed to arrest 123 Syrian Nationals on the Dahr El Baidar Checkpoint in Bekaa for illegally entering the country. They were onboard 7 busses. 4 Syrian Nationals and 3 Lebanese Nationals were also arrested for driving the busses that were transporting them.

Primary category: 
Secondary Category: 
Illicit Trade/Trafficking/Smuggling
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Border conflicts (Syrian border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts arising between rival armed groups along the Lebanese/Syrian borders which involve parties or militant groups from the Lebanese and Syrian side in both Lebanon and Syria. These conflicts also encompass transnational groups (such as faith-based regional groups, e.g. ISIS, al-Nusra Front) that cannot be considered as strictly Syrian, Lebanese or of any other national entity.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.