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Conflict Incident Report

LAF conducted raids in Hermel

Date of incident: 
November 8, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Lebanese Civilians

The Lebanese Armed Forces Orientation Directorate issued on Sunday the following statement:
"A task force from the LAF raided locations of wanted persons in Hermel and confiscated three cars that had no legal papers and 120 kilos of ready to use hashish. The LAF also destroyed around twelve tons of hashish that was not ready for use.
Seized material was handed over to the competent authority for further action."

Primary category: 
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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Border conflicts (Syrian border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts arising between rival armed groups along the Lebanese/Syrian borders which involve parties or militant groups from the Lebanese and Syrian side in both Lebanon and Syria. These conflicts also encompass transnational groups (such as faith-based regional groups, e.g. ISIS, al-Nusra Front) that cannot be considered as strictly Syrian, Lebanese or of any other national entity.