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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrests 3 for drug-related offenses

Date of incident: 
October 29, 2018
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Civilians

The Internal Security Forces has arrested three men on drug-related charges.

Two of the men, identified as Syrian nationals were arrested in Aley’s Khaldeh for dealing drugs.

Separately, another man was arrested, in Zahle’s Dahr al-Baidar, for drug possession.

The man was identified as Lebanese national. He was found in possession of five grams each of cocaine, heroin and hash, and two grams of cocaine base

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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.