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Conflict Incident Report

16 Syrians arrested in Masnaa for illegally entering Lebanon

Date of incident: 
March 4, 2016
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

A unit of the Lebanese army apprehended 16 Syrian nationals for attempting to illegally enter the Lebanese territories in the region of Masnaa, Bekaa, army command said in a communiqué on Friday.

The arrested persons were handed over to the concerned authorities.

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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.