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Conflict Incident Report

2 arrested for committing over a dozen armed robberies

Date of incident: 
December 4, 2018
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Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Lebanese Civilians

Two men who allegedly committed over a dozen armed robberies and then sold the stolen belongings for the sake of gambling have been arrested, the Internal Security Forces reported in a statement Thursday.

On Dec. 4, the ISF’s Information Branch arrested Lebanese nationals T.Sh., born in 1980, and Y.Y., born in 1994, on suspicion of having committed a series of armed robberies in Mount Lebanon and in the north, the statement said. They were apprehended in Koura’s Kfar Aqqa and in Minyeh

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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.