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Conflict Incident Report

Police arrest drug dealer in Beirut suburb

Date of incident: 
August 5, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Judicial Police - ISF
Lebanese Civilians

On 05 Aug 16, ISF (Internal Security Forces) announced that Baabda Judicial Police raided an apartment in al-Kafaat area, where an exchange of fire erupted between the unit and the suspect. he was arrested and police seized a hand grenade, a pistol and a knife from his possession. Police confiscated from the apartment a 22 kilogram bag that contains cocaine, Baz cocaine, heroin, hashish, marijuana and salvia, in addition to 5,840 various kinds of pills and drugs. The unit also seized four cell phones and an amount of cash.


This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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.