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Conflict Incident Report

Army Intelligence arrest four in Bekaa

Date of incident: 
February 19, 2015
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Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Military Intelligence

On 19 feb 15, media reported that Lebanese Army Intelligence managed on 18 Feb 15 to apprehend four individuals in the Bekaa town of Marj, after raids operations within the frame of the security plan in Bekaa. The army also seized a huge quantity of weapons that the individuals had bought from different sources in order to resell them.

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Secondary Category: 
Arms Storage/Smuggling
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.