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Conflict Incident Report

3 gunmen in North surrender, 12 Syrians arrested in Rashayya

Date of incident: 
October 30, 2014
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Armed militants

Three gunmen in the north surrendered yesterday evening to the Lebanese Army that managed afterwards to catch four individuals belonging to jihadist groups as well as another individual wanted for robbery crimes, according to a statement issued on Thursday by the Lebanese Army Command's Guidance Directorate.

Separately, the army managed to detain 12 Syrians in Rashayya who were suspected as belonging to jihadist groups and fighting against the army in Arsal.

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Secondary Category: 
Clashes/Armed Conflict
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.