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Conflict Incident Report

East Lebanon police arrests theft gang in Bekaa Valley

Date of incident: 
January 20, 2017
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Internal Security Forces (ISF)

On 20 Jan 17, East Lebanon Internal Security Forces (ISF) arrested a gang of three suspects in the town of al-Marj near the eastern border. Simultaneously, police arrested a fourth member of the same gang in the town of Kfar Zabad near Zahle in the central Bekaa Valley.

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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.