Top Hezbollah commander Badreddine killed in Israel strike
A senior Hezbollah commander has been killed in an Israeli operation in Syria, the Lebanon-based Shia militant organisation says.
It says Mustafa Amine Badreddine died in an Israeli air strike near Damascus airport.
Israel has so far made no public comment on the claim.
Badreddine - and three other alleged Hezbollah members - is accused of assassinating former Lebanese PM Rafik Hariri in Beirut in 2005.
Announcing Badreddine's death, Hezbollah said in a statement: "He took part in most of the operations of the Islamic resistance since 1982."
Born in 1961, he is believed to have... read more
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