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Conflict Incident Report

Army apprehends 29 Syrians over attempt at illegally crossing border

Date of incident: 
May 11, 2015
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Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

NNA - Within the frame of controlling the Lebanese-Syrian borders, the Lebanese Army on Monday arrested 29 Syrian nationals as they were trying to illegally enter Lebanon accross Bekaa's bordering region of Sweiry, A Lebanese Army communique said.

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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.