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Conflict Incident Report

Palestinian national arrested in Haret Hreik

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tripoli Clashes (starting June 20, 2014)
Date of incident: 
July 31, 2015
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Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Lebanese Civilians
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

On 30 July 15, in Haret Hreik, the Lebanese Army Forces (LAF) arrested a Palestinian national wanted for shooting and tossing hand grenades. In Tripoli, the LAF arrested Lebanese nationals Abdullah Mahmoud Massoud, his brother Azzam, Ali Ahmed Alabdo for possession of amount of guns warship and bombers. The forces also arrested in Baalbek and New Metn several syrians nationals on suspicion of belonging to terrorist organizations.

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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.