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2 arrested in north Lebanon for links to Nusra
Date of incident:
March 13, 2015
Number of Injured:
Members of State Security Friday apprehended two residents of north Lebanon suspected of having links with Islamist militants, a security source told The Daily Star.
The source said the two arrested men are Lebanese nationals and identified them as Abdel Salam Mostapha al-Ali and Ahmad al-Sheikh from Wadi Khaled, in Akkar region on Lebanon’s northern border with Syria.
The two men are suspected of having connections with Nusra Front, the Al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria and one of the main Islamist rebel groups fighting against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Classification of conflict (primary):
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.
Akkar / 8 persons detained, ammunition confiscated in Wadi Khaled border region