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Conflict Incident Report

Customs seized 250,000 captagon tablets at Beirut Port

Date of incident: 
July 31, 2017
Death toll: 
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Customs

The Lebanese customs seized 250 Captagon tablets at Beirut Port hidden in a toy container expected to be shipped to Nigeria. 

Primary category: 
Illicit Trade/Trafficking/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.