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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrest two arms dealers in south Lebanon

Date of incident: 
November 8, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)

On 08 Nov 16, the Internal Security Forces announced the arrest of two suspected arms dealers during separate raids in south Lebanon. The two Lebanese nationals, identified by the initials A.M. and H.T., had been under investigation for dealing weapons in the southern town of Sheaitiyeh in the Qada of Tyre.  The ISF found two M4 Carbine rifles, a Kalashnikov rifle, a CZ pistol, several rifle receivers and bullets, during the raids on the suspects' homes, in addition to two military binoculars. The ISF also confiscated other weapons and military supplies.

This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
Primary category: 
Secondary Category: 
Arms Storage/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.