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Conflict Incident Report

Wanted person arrested in Baalbeck

Date of incident: 
March 25, 2017
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

NNA - Lebanese Army units in the areas of Safri and Douris in Baalbek arrested, Lebanese citizen Harb Ali Muqdad, and Palestinian national Jihad Ali Hanafi, for their involvement in previous shooting incidents using weapons of war, as well citizen Omar Hassan Abu Fares, in the locality of Faysan in Bekaa, for shooting and burning of a passengers' bus in Arsal, an Army communiqué indicated. The arrestees were handed-over to the concerned authorities for necessary measures.

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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.