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Conflict Incident Report

Syrian woman arrested in Arsal for smuggling petrol, electronic devices to armed militants

Date of incident: 
November 1, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees
Armed militants

The Lebanese army also arrested Moumina Khaled Al Abed, of Syrian nationality, for trying to smuggle electronic devices, including 2 internet routers, to militants in Arsal outskirts, and for confessing to her brother's affiliation to ISIS," the Army communiqué added.

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.
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.