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Conflict Incident Report

Ain al-Hilweh militant surrenders

Date of incident: 
September 12, 2017
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Palestinian Civilians/Refugees
ISF Intelligence Branch

A man wanted by authorities on suspicion of being part of a militant group in Ain al-Hilweh handed himself in to the Internal Security Forces’ Information Branch in Sidon. The man, identified only as Mohammed Z., had arrest warrants for belonging to a militant group led my wanted extremist leader Bilal Badr. The man, a resident of the notorious Al-Tiri neighborhood in the camp, is suspected of fighting against the joint Palestinian security forces during the recent clashes that started on Aug. 17.

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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.