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Conflict Incident Report

One arrested in Maaraboun of gunrunning

Date of incident: 
September 30, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Lebanese Civilians

A Lebanese Army Forces unit carried out a raid operation in Maaraboun - Baalbeck - and arrested a member of the Al Maaloul family on charges of arms' trafficking and trading. The suspect was taken to one of the army posts.

Primary category: 
Secondary Category: 
Illicit Trade/Trafficking/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.