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After senior commander is killed in Syria, Hezbollah announces probe

JTA News & Features | Posted: Friday, May 13, 2016 11:54 am

A senior Hezbollah commander was killed in an explosion in Damascus, triggering a probe by the group amid speculation about Israel’s alleged involvement.

Mustafa Amine Badreddine died in a large explosion last night (May 12) near Damascus airport, the Lebanon-based militant group said in a statement on its al-Manar website. According to the statement, which did not mention Israel, Hezbollah was working to determine who and what caused the blast, BBC reported.

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