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Conflict Incident Report

Thwarted smuggling operation

Date of incident: 
November 22, 2018
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Internal Security Forces (ISF)

An attempt to smuggle a large amount of drugs from Lebanon to Saudi Arabia was thwarted at Beirut Airport this afternoon by the Internal Security Forces Inspection Unit, NNA correspondent reported.

Investigations have been launched into the case to unveil the details of the attempt.

Primary 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.