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Conflict Incident Report

3 arrested on smuggling charges

Date of incident: 
October 13, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Army
Lebanese Civilians

The army managed to arrest also today the two citizens Hussein Omar Hussein and Mahmoud Mohammad Hussein as well as the Syrian Ibrahim Khalil Amer as Hussein and Hussein were trying to smuggle Amer from Shebaa region towards Bekaa.

All the arrested individuals were handed to the competent judicial reference for investigations.

Primary category: 
Secondary Category: 
Illicit Trade/Trafficking/Smuggling
Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.