Syrian rebels claim to have killed Hezbollah deputy chief

February 27, 2013 15:17

Hezbollah's deputy chief was killed Tuesday when Syrian rebels bombed a convoy consisting of high-ranking Syrian government officers near the Lebanon border, news portal Now Lebanon quoted the Free Syria Army as saying on Wednesday.

“It has been confirmed... that Hezbollah’s number two man died after [receiving] a serious injury,” the Free Syria Army posted on its Twitter account. Naim Qassem, reportedly killed in the attack has served as the deputy to Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah.

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