Report: Israeli Strike in Syria Said to Target Notorious Terrorist

(Times of Israel) Joshua Davidovich - A reported Israeli airstrike on a car in the Syrian Golan Heights targeted notorious terrorist Samir Kuntar, Israel's Channel 2 reported Wednesday, based on Arab sources. Five men were killed in the strike, three from a Druze militia loyal to the Assad regime and two from Hizbullah. Kuntar spent 29 years in Israeli custody over the brutal slaying of four Israelis in a 1979 terror raid in Nahariya. After his release in a 2008 prisoner exchange with Hizbullah, Kuntar became the leader of a militia loyal to Assad and has planned multiple attacks against IDF soldiers on the Golan Heights.

2015-07-30 00:00:00

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