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Conflict Incident Report

Drug smuggling operation foiled at Beirut airport

Date of incident: 
November 26, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

On 26 Nov 15, Beirut airport customs bureau thwarted an attempt to smuggle 25 kg of cocaine. Meanwhile, investigations remain underway by the concerned security apparatuses at Beirut airport to follow up on the details.

Primary category: 
Secondary 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.