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Conflict Incident Report

Smuggled gasoline and food seized in Bekaa

Date of incident: 
June 24, 2018
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Customs

The customs department at the Al-Faour junction in the Bekaa seized a truck loaded with bananas smuggled from Syria. The cargo was estimated at more than 3,000 kilograms, which were placed in more than 150 boxes. Also were seized more than one thousand tannbak, 3 tons of Tawouk meat, as well as smuggled gasoline in the town of Hrabta.

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Secondary Category: 
Illicit Trade/Trafficking/Smuggling
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Individual acts of violence
Violent incidents which do not have a specific or a known political agenda but are caused by the general proliferation of weapons, of trained and untrained soldiers or militants, by the general inefficiency of the Justice system, and past-traditions and histories of violence within society.