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Conflict Incident Report

Army arrests two persons in Bekaa for attacking Army, terror acts

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Arsal Conflict (starting August 2, 2014)
Date of incident: 
July 21, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Civilians

he Lebanese Army arrested Hassan Mohammed Chahine in Arsal overnight on charges of participating in attacks on Army positions last August, the Army directorate said in a statement on Tuesday. Also the Army detained the Syrian Mahmoud Moustafa Derbas in Deir Ashash on the suspicion of belonging to a terrorist organization.

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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.