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Conflict Incident Report

One person arrested in Wadi Hmayyid for partaking in terrorist acts against the army and security forces

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Arsal Conflict (starting August 2, 2014)
Date of incident: 
January 17, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Identified Individuals

A Lebanese Army unit arrested Saturday evening Mohammed Jihad Ghaddara from the region of Wadi Hmayyid in Ersal, for participating in terrorist acts against the army and internal security forces, and was handed-over to the concerned authority for necessary measures, an Army Orientation Directorate communiqué indicated.

Primary category: 
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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Border conflicts (Syrian border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts arising between rival armed groups along the Lebanese/Syrian borders which involve parties or militant groups from the Lebanese and Syrian side in both Lebanon and Syria. These conflicts also encompass transnational groups (such as faith-based regional groups, e.g. ISIS, al-Nusra Front) that cannot be considered as strictly Syrian, Lebanese or of any other national entity.