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Conflict Incident Report

East Lebanon police arrest two suspected drug dealers

Date of incident: 
June 11, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians
Internal Security Forces (ISF)

East Lebanon police arrested two suspected of drug dealers, authorities said.

A police unit at Dahr al-Baidar checkpoint between the Bekaa Valley and Mount Lebanon apprehended two men carrying drugs, police said on Twitter.

H.F. was carrying Hash, marijuana, heroin and Tramadol pills in his pants while Aa.Aa. had hash hidden in the minivan they were both riding.

Police confiscated the contraband. The two men will be prosecuted.

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.