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Conflict Incident Report

Customs seize smuggled bananas, tomatoes and gasoline in Bekaa villages

Date of incident: 
June 25, 2018
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Customs

At the al-Faour junction in the Bekaa, the Customs department of Chtoura seized a truck transporting bananas smuggled from Syria.
The Southern Custom Division also seized a large quantity of tomatoes smuggled from Syria. The goods were seized and the perpetrators were arrested on the basis of the relevant judicial reference.
In the same context, a patrol of the Baalbek customs detachment arrested smugglers in the town of Harbata, carrying smuggled gasoline. Seized goods were transferred to the Chtoura department.

ضبطت شعبة جمارك ​شتورا​ عند مفرق ​الفاعور​ في ​البقاع​ شاحنة محملة بالموز المهرب من ​سوريا​.

كما ضبطت شعبة الجنوب كمية كبيرة من البندورة المهربة أيضاً من سوريا. ضُبطت البضاعة وأوقف المرتكبون بناء لإشارة القضاء المختص.

وفي السياق، ضبطت دورية من مفرزة جمارك ​بعلبك​ في بلدة حربتا البقاعية صهريجاً محملاً بمادة ​البنزين​ المهرب. نُقل الصهريج مع حمولته وحجز في مركز جمارك شتورا.

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.