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Conflict Incident Report

Van loaded with tobacco stolen in Hadath

Date of incident: 
October 5, 2018
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

According to a statement from the ISF, the man stole the van, which had an estimated $21,350 worth of tobacco inside, from the premises of Regie, the national body that regulates the production and distribution of Tobacco in Lebanon, in Hadath.

The theft took place on Oct 5. The van was found later in the day, but the tobacco was gone.

The statement identified the suspect as Lebanese national A.S., born in 1984. According to the ISF, he had formerly been convicted of robbery.

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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.