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Conflict Incident Report

Army apprehends 22 Syrians in Zgharta

Date of incident: 
September 5, 2016
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Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

NNA - The Lebanese Army has raided Syrian encampments in Mizyara, Karmasda and Kfarshakhna - Zgharta and arrested 22 Syrians for entering illegally into Lebanon and confiscated 3 motorcycles, NNA field reporter said on Monday.

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Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.
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Conflicts of social discrimination
Violent and unjust treatment of different categories of people and individuals based on race, age, gender or sexuality, committed by the State, groups and individuals, related to a lack of protection and rights, inefficiency of the Justice system and persisting social and economic vulnerabilities.