Hezbollah: Insurgents killed top military commander in Syria

May 14, 2016 7:29 AM

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BEIRUT — Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group says its top military commander was killed in Syria by insurgents shelling.

The group says the blast that killed Mustafa Badreddine near the Damascus International Airport was caused by artillery shelling by “takfiri” groups, a term Hezbollah uses to refer to Sunni extremists.

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