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Conflict Incident Report

36 Arrested for Attempting Illegal Departure from Sarafand

Date of incident: 
October 23, 2015
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Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

A number of migrants were detained at dawn Friday for attempting to illegally leave the country through the Sarafand port, announced the navy. It said that 36 Lebanese and Palestinians were detained on a boat that was headed to Turkey. They have since been referred to the concerned authorities for investigation.  

Primary category: 
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):
Conflicts of socio-economic development
Conflicts associated with lack of, or gaps in economic development, opportunities and access to resources.