Hezbollah Says Top Commander Killed in Explosion in Syria

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  • Group calls Mustafa Badereddine a ‘great jihadi leader’
  • Baderdeddine led Hezbollah operations in Syria, U.S. said

Hezbollah’s top commander in Syria, Mustafa Badereddine, was killed in an explosion near the Damascus International Airport in a major setback for the Iran-backed Lebanese militant group fighting alongside Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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