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Conflict Incident Report

One arrested following gunfire exchange with Army patrol

Date of incident: 
December 10, 2014
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

The Lebanese Army Command - Orientation Directorate issued on Wednesday the following statement:

"Mahdi Dandash, wanted after several arrest warrants, shot against an army patrol that was raiding his house in Baalbeck. The army responded to the fire and arrested the suspect.

Investigations with the criminal began under the supervision of competent authorities."

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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.