Hezbollah Commander Killed, Israel Blamed


hassan-al-laqis-hezbollahHassan al-Laqis, one of the founding members and a senior commander of Hezbollah in Lebanon, was shot and killed today outside his home in Beirut.

To confirm the killing, Lebanon’s state news agency released a photograph of al-Laqis, showing a man in his mid-forties with black hair and a graying beard.

Hezbollah immediately blamed Israel for the killing, although Israel denied any involvement.

Israel and Hezbollah have fought several wars, and al-Laqis’s son died fighting Israel in 2006. Hezbollah’s leader, Hassan Nasrallah, has been rarely seen in public since 2006. Read more.

{Matzav.com Israel}


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