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Conflict Incident Report

16 Syrian suspects arrested in Akkar for assaults on army and security violations

Date of incident: 
October 9, 2014
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Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

Army units deployed in the region of Akkar on Thursday morning carried out raids in the area and arrested 16 Syrian nationals suspected of carrying out assaults on army members and committing security violations, army Command-Guidance Directorate said in a communiqué.
Two of the arrested persons were found to possess arms, ammunition and military materiel.
The arrested Syrians were handed over, along with their seized items, to the competent authorities, communiqué concluded.

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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.