Hezbollah Says Israeli Attack Kills Six Fighters in Syria

January 19, 2015 6:54 AM

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Hezbollah, the Lebanese militant group, said an Israeli attack in a Syrian area of the Golan Heights killed six of its fighters, including a senior commander and the son of a top military leader slain seven years ago.

The attack by a helicopter gunship killed Jihad Mughniyeh, whose father, Imad, was indicted in the U.S. for the 1985 hijacking of a Trans World Airlines Inc. jetliner. Muhammad Issa, 43, one of the group’s longest-serving commanders, also died, according to Hezbollah’s Al Manar television. An Israel...

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