Syrian rebel leader vows guerrilla war in south against Hezbollah, government

February 12, 2015 5:29 PM

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Syrian rebel commander in the south vowed to wage guerrilla warfare against the Lebanese group Hezbollah and Syrian government forces which have launched a major offensive against insurgents in the border region near Israel and Jordan.

The offensive that got under way this week is focused in an area south of Damascus that is the last notable foothold of the mainstream armed opposition to President Bashar al-Assad, who has consolidated control over much of western Syria.

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