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Conflict Incident Report

Wael Dalbani goes missing in Baalbek and gets released later on in the day

Date of incident: 
September 11, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)

Ali Dalbani, notified the Lebanese Intelligence unit in Baalbek that his son, Wael Dalbani, had gone missing since yesterday evening for unknown reasons. Wael's car was found in the town of Adous.
Young men closed on Thursday Taalabaya- Chtoura road to traffic in both directions to protest the abduction of Wael Ali Delbani.
Ali Delbani was set free at Housh Tel Safiya outskirts.

The Taalabaya- Chtoura road was reopened to traffic in both directions.

Primary category: 
Hostage Taking Situation [inc. attempt, release]
Secondary Category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
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.