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Conflict Incident Report

Army arrests Syrian in Mankoubeen for partaking in attack on soldiers in Arsal

Date of incident: 
August 8, 2015
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

Lebanese Army units arrested Saturday a Syrian in the area of Mankoubeen in Tripoli, on charges of belonging to a terrorist group and partaking in the recent attack against Army soldiers in the town of Arsal, whereby he was handed-over to the concerned authorities for necessary measures, an Army Command communiqué indicated.

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Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Individual acts of violence
Violent incidents which do not have a specific or a known political agenda but are caused by the general proliferation of weapons, of trained and untrained soldiers or militants, by the general inefficiency of the Justice system, and past-traditions and histories of violence within society.