Jihad Mughniyah, Son of Hizbullah Commander, and Six Iranians Killed in Israeli Strike in Syria

(Ya Libnan-Lebanon) The son of late Hizbullah military leader Imad Mughniyah was killed on Sunday when an Israeli helicopter fired missiles at his car in the Syrian province of Quneitra, near the Golan Heights, two sources close to Hizbullah said. Jihad Mughniyah was killed with four other members of Hizbullah including commander Mohammad Issa. Six members of the Iranian Revolutionary guards were also reportedly killed in the strike including Iranian commander Abu Ali al-Tabtabani. An Israeli security source told AFP that the militants were preparing an attack on Israel and that the airstrike took place near Quneitra, close to the ceasefire line separating Syria and Israel.

2015-01-19 00:00:00

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