After deadly attack on Hezbollah, militant group weighs its response

January 19, 2015 3:31 PM

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An Israeli raid over the weekend led to the highest number of Hezbollah deaths since a 2006 month-long war between the two. Hezbollah will now have to carefully weigh its desire to inflict a punishing message without escalating the situation further.

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The Lebanon-Israel border district was on high alert Monday, expecting a retaliatory attack by Lebanon’s militant Shiite Hezbollah a day after an Israeli helicopter strike killed six members of the Iran-backed party along with an Iranian general in the Syrian Golan Heights.

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