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Conflict Incident Report

Wanted person arrested in Akkar

Date of incident: 
November 7, 2015
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Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Lebanese Civilians

The army arrested a Lebanese national in the northern region of Akkar on charges of smuggling weapons to a terrorist group, an army statement said on Saturday.
“An army patrol arrested Youssef Mahmoud al-Khodr on Friday, in the northern Lebanese border town of Mashta Hassan,” the statement said.
“Khodr is wanted on charges of transporting weapons and ammunition in 2014 in the town of al-Douseh, and attempting to smuggle them through the northern border to one of the terrorist groups,” it added.
The man was handed to the related authorities for interrogations.

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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.