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Conflict Incident Report

Army: Weapons, ammunition warehouse raided in Mashta Hassan

Date of incident: 
December 24, 2015
Death toll: 
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

Army Command- Guidance Directorate issued on Thursday a communiqué in which it mentioned that upon the confession of the arrested Bilal Muhieddine Hassan, a patrol from the Intelligence Directorate raided today before noon a warehouse which contains weapons and ammunitions in Mashta Hassan.
Al-Hassan was previously arrested over belonging to Daesh organization and forming a cell that planned to found a region in the north under the control of the said organization.

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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.