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Conflict Incident Report

28 Syrians arrested in Masnaa, Akkar areas

Date of incident: 
April 11, 2016
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Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

NNA - The Lebanese Army Command - Orientation Directorate - issued on Monday the following statement:

"The Army arrested in Masnaa border area 13 Syrians who attempted to enter the Lebanese territory illegally. Also, LAF elements arrested in Deir Amar in Akkar 15 persons of the same nationality residing in Lebanon without legal documents.
Arrestees were transferred to the concerned authority."

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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.