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Conflict Incident Report

LAF arrested five (5) wanted persons in the Southern Suburbs of Beirut

Date of incident: 
June 13, 2015
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Civilians

On 13 June 15, the Lebanese Army Forces (LAF) raided the houses of fugitives in the Southern Suburbs of Beirut and arrested five (5) persons (Palestinian and four (4) Lebanese nationals) wanted for drugs trafficking and weapons possession.

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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.