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Conflict Incident Report
Wanted person arrested in Koura
Date of incident:
December 14, 2015
Number of Injured:
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
On 13 Dec 15, in Koura, the Lebanese Army Forces (LAF) conducted a raid and arrested Bassam El Samrout wanted for belonging to a terrorist organization.
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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Border conflicts (Syrian border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts arising between rival armed groups along the Lebanese/Syrian borders which involve parties or militant groups from the Lebanese and Syrian side in both Lebanon and Syria. These conflicts also encompass transnational groups (such as faith-based regional groups, e.g. ISIS, al-Nusra Front) that cannot be considered as strictly Syrian, Lebanese or of any other national entity.