Residents: 2 rockets hit Hezbollah-held district in Beirut

May 26, 2013 08:21

BEIRUT - Two rockets hit a Hezbollah-controlled district in the southern part of Lebanon's capital on Sunday, residents said, wounding several people.

The attack may have been a response to a speech by the militant group's leader Hassan Nasrallah a day earlier, in which he committed to fighting in Syria's conflict on behalf of his ally President Bashar Assad.The Syrian leader is fighting to end a two-year revolt against his rule.

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