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Conflict Incident Report

5 Palestinians arrested in Akkar for circulation of forged currency

Date of incident: 
March 3, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

The army arrested in Nahr Bared camp in Akkar five Palestinians forming a gang that circulated forged currency.

All arrestees were referred to the competent judicial authority.

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.