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Conflict Incident Report

Army: raids in Hisheh ends in arrest of wanted, confiscation of narcotics

Date of incident: 
June 23, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

The Lebanese army raided today many places in Akkar's Hisheh in search for wanted individuals. Fadi Adib Ali was arrested on charges of arm trafficking, alongside with four others who possessed light weaponry, in addition to narcotics. 

Primary category: 
Arms Storage/Smuggling
Secondary Category: 
Illicit Trade/Trafficking/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.