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Conflict Incident Report

Gang arrested in Beirut

Date of incident: 
May 13, 2016
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Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Lebanese Civilians
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

 On 13 May 16, in Beirut, the Internal Security Forces (ISF) arrested a gang (2 Lebanese and a Syrian national) wanted for committing thefts.

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Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.