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Conflict Incident Report

LAF confiscates arms, ammunition in residence of Assir supporter in Sidon

Date of incident: 
October 27, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Armed militants

The LAF raided on Monday the residence of Malek A.A., a known supporter of fugitive Sheikh Ahmad Assir, in Bab el Serail in old Sidon. The military confiscated arms and ammunition hidden inside the home's basement.

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Secondary Category: 
Arms Storage/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.