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Conflict Incident Report

Suspected drug pushers arrested in Palestinian camp

Date of incident: 
November 27, 2017
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Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Ansar Allah (Militant Group)
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees
The Islamist Ansar Allah movement arrested more than 17 persons for promoting and using drugs in a Palestinian refugee camp in south Lebanon.
The arrests, which included a 10-year-old kid, took place in Mieh Mieh Palestinian refugee camp. He confessed after investigation that his father gave him these things and he does not know what they are. 
This minor led Ansar Allah to find the leader of the criminal enterprise, who is Palestinian and the son of a camp official in Sidon's Ain al-Hilweh. During interrogations, the leader gave names of many promoters and addicts.
This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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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.