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Conflict Incident Report

The arrest of a gang forging documents in Mount Lebanon

Date of incident: 
June 29, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Lebanese Civilians

On 29 June 16, Information was received to ISF Jounieh about a group of persons forging official documents and statements and other real estate within the Mount Lebanon governorate. As a result of intensive investigations, surveys and based on the reference competent court, ISF was able to arrest the perpetrators mentioned after a raid in Grzzouz, Kfarseleh - Amchit, and Jbeil highway.


Primary category: 
Secondary Category: 
Illicit Trade/Trafficking/Smuggling
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Individual acts of violence
Violent incidents which do not have a specific or a known political agenda but are caused by the general proliferation of weapons, of trained and untrained soldiers or militants, by the general inefficiency of the Justice system, and past-traditions and histories of violence within society.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.