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Conflict Incident Report

LAF Intelligence arrests ISF sergeant of smuggling Syrians

Date of incident: 
December 15, 2014
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Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

A Lebanese Army Patrol arrested an ISF sergeant H. Flaiti riding his 4X4 Taho vehicle with Fatima el Ahmad, the sister of Hammoud el Ahmad one of Al Nusra front members who kidnapped the military men. The culprit was smuggling Fatima to Kaa projects region, as the NNA correspondent reported. Flaiti is accused of smuggling Syrians and wanted persons in exchange of cash.

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Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.