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Conflict Incident Report

Army raids Hortakla in quest of wanted persons

Date of incident: 
April 19, 2015
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

On 19 Apr 15, Lebanese army soldiers raided east Beqaa village of Hortakla to the near Baalbeck in search of few wanted men. However, the nature and objective behind today's security clampdown has not been disclosed. Injuries were reported.

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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.