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Conflict Incident Report

Army apprehends at least 70 Syrians on border

Date of incident: 
February 7, 2018
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Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

The Lebanese army apprehended about 70 Syrians while infiltrating into Lebanon via the Aita-el-Fakhar region in Bekaa, National News Agency correspondent reported on Thursday. 

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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.