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Conflict Incident Report

Lebanese man rustles herd of sheep from Bedouins in Tamnin al-Tahta

Date of incident: 
January 19, 2018
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Lebanese Civilians

The Internal Security Forces arrested a man suspected of sheep-rustling and robbing several houses across Lebanon’s northeastern region of Baalbeck-Hermel. The suspect, identified as Lebanese national Aa.Aa., born in 1992, was arrested on suspicion of having carried out the robberies, and later reportedly confessed to committing them along with several accomplices. The ISF released a list of the properties that had been targeted by the thieves. Aa. also reportedly rustled a 25-strong herd of sheep that belonged to Bedouins in the Tamnin al-Tahta area of Baalbeck.

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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.