Hezbollah supporters rally in south Lebanon 350.
(photo credit: REUTERS)
On September 30, 1985, four Soviet diplomats were captured by Hezbollah in
Lebanon.At some point, perhaps to send a message or because of a
dispute, one of the hostages was executed and his body left on a street in West
Beirut. The Soviets were furious and mobilized an elite counterterrorism unit to
hunt down the kidnappers.
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