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Conflict Incident Report

Clandestine Syrians arrested in Bekaa

Date of incident: 
December 16, 2014
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Syrian Civilians/Refugees

Three Syrians who illegally entered into Lebanon were arrested in Bekaa today, as they were aboard a stolen pick-up truck, National News Agency correspondent reported on Tuesday.

The three, identified as Riad J., Mohammad Gh., and Thaer Gh., were detained upon the notice of the judiciary.

The vehicle was seized and then returned to its original owner.

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Classification of conflict (primary): 
Border conflicts (Syrian border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts arising between rival armed groups along the Lebanese/Syrian borders which involve parties or militant groups from the Lebanese and Syrian side in both Lebanon and Syria. These conflicts also encompass transnational groups (such as faith-based regional groups, e.g. ISIS, al-Nusra Front) that cannot be considered as strictly Syrian, Lebanese or of any other national entity.