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ISF arrests Australians, British, and Lebanese suspects in AlAmin kids' kidnap

Date of incident: 
April 7, 2016
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ISF Intelligence Branch
Lebanese Civilians

NNA - The Internal Security Forces Information Branch arrested four Australians on suspicion of involvement in the kidnapping of Layal and Nouh Al-Amin.

On Wednesday, three armed persons aboard a silver Hyundai kidnapped on Hadath-Shouaifat road the child Diala Ali Al-Amin (6 years old) and her brother Nouh (4 years old) as they waited with their grandmother for their school bus.

NNA - Interior Security Forces arrested on Thursday 5 Australians including the mother, two British, and two Lebanese, for involvement in the kidnapping of Layal and Nouh Al-Amin, ISF tweeted.

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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.