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Conflict Incident Report

'High priority' drug dealer arrested in Jdeideh

Date of incident: 
May 27, 2017
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)

Police arrested a drug dealer considered a "high priority", a security source told The Daily Star. The unnamed drug dealer was arrested in a raid in al-Ruwaissat on the outskirts of Jdeideh. A brief gunfight took place before security forces were able to apprehend the suspect. An investigation is underway.

This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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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.