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Conflict Incident Report

The arrest of a gang charged with fraud in Zahle

Date of incident: 
May 26, 2015
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Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees
State Security

On 26 May 15, the State Security in Zahle arrested a gang composed of Syrians and Palestinians nationals whom are promoting counterfeit currency. They were transferred to the local authorities.

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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.