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Conflict Incident Report

20 Syrian nationals arrested for illegal entry

Date of incident: 
October 23, 2017
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ISF Intelligence Branch
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

Twenty Syrians, including six children under the age of 5 years old, were arrested by the Information Branch for illegally entering the country outside of the Bekaa town of Suweiri.

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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.