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Conflict Incident Report

Drug dealer broke out of Taibeh police station

Date of incident: 
April 26, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Armed militants

On 26 Apr 15, eight (8) unidentified armed militants entered Taybeh police station by force and freed a detained drug dealer (Ali Hussein Amhaz). The gunmen were driving two separate vehicles and a third one was parked in the vicinity of the police station and was tasked with monitoring suspicious movements.

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.