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Conflict Incident Report

16 people arrested for trying to enter Lebanon illegally

Date of incident: 
March 7, 2016
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

The Lebanese Army Command's General Directorate issued a statement on Monday in which it said that the Army arrested 16 Syrians while they were trying to sneak into Lebanon, NNA correspondent reported.

The detainees were handed over to the competent authority to take necessary action.

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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.