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Conflict Incident Report

Army arrests a couple of men suspected of terrorism

Date of incident: 
January 18, 2015
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Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Civilians

Army soldiers arrested two men wanted for terrorist activities, Army Directorate of Guidance, announced in a military communiqué today.

The first man in whose position a number of forged checks were found, has been taken from Haret-Hreik along with a couple of Syrian nationals accompanying him.

Also, another man suspected of firing on army soldiers, was arrested in the western part of Sabra Street, where a quantity of drugs was uncovered upon searching his apartment. Both suspects and confiscated materiel were handed over to the respective authorities in order to take legal action, army communiqué concluded.

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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.