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Conflict Incident Report

Escaped detainee apprehended again

Date of incident: 
October 18, 2017
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Lebanese Civilians
ISF Intelligence Branch
A detainee who earlier this month fled from hospital while in custody has been arrested once more.
On October 2, the detainee, identified as Lebanese national J.Kh., born in 1981, had reportedly escaped from a hospital in the north Lebanon town of Amioun, Koura. He was wanted on drug charges.
As a result of intensive investigation, a patrol of the ISF’s Information Branch managed to apprehend the suspect again on Chiyah’s Boulevard Camille Chamoun.
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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.