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Conflict Incident Report

Iranian arrested in Beirut for people smuggling, forging documents

Date of incident: 
April 19, 2019
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)

An Iranian national has been arrested in Beirut on charges of people smuggling and forging legal documents, according to a report published in Asharq al-Awsat newspaper Friday.

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Secondary Category: 
Illicit Trade/Trafficking/Smuggling
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.