Hizbullah ups security after Mabhouh assassination

BEIRUT — A Hizbullah official on Monday said the Lebanese terrorgroup has stepped up security measures following January's killing inDubai of Hamas arch-terrorist Mahmoud al-Mabhouh.

Hizbullah hasalso asked Lebanese authorities to boost measures at border crossingsto prevent any would-be assassins from sneaking into the country.

The official said on Mondaythe group increased its own security measures but refused to givedetails. He spoke on condition of anonymity in line with Hizbullah'srules.