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Conflict Incident Report

ISF raids Roumieh prison in search for drugs

Date of incident: 
January 12, 2015
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ISF(internal security forces)

The Internal Security Forces are carrying out raids in Roumieh prison in search for drugs, as reported by the NNA correspondent.
During the raids which including Building B, prisoners tried to set fire to their mattresses, yet no casualties were reported.
ISF forces and Army elements imposed tight security measures around the prison area which caused major traffic congestion.

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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.