Israeli strike in Syria kills senior Hezbollah figures




 
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January 18th, 2015  
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Topic: Israeli strike in Syria kills senior Hezbollah figures


By Mariam Karouny and Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - An Israeli helicopter strike in Syria killed a commander from Lebanon's Hezbollah and the son of the group's late military leader Imad Moughniyah, Hezbollah said, in a major blow that could lead to reprisal attacks. The strike hit a convoy carrying Jihad Moughniyah and commander Mohamad Issa, known as Abu Issa, in the province of Quneitra, near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, killing six Hezbollah members in all, a statement from the group said.




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