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The Israeli army claims to have killed Ismail al-Zein, a “senior” Hezbollah commander

The Israeli army claims to have killed Ismail al-Zein, a “senior” Hezbollah commander

Israeli army He claims that he killed Ismail Al-ZeinA Hezbollah commander in an air strike on a car in Lebanon on Sunday. He is a “principal commander” of the anti-tank missile unit of the Radwan Forces of the Lebanese Shiite Organization.

“Al-Zein was and has been an important source of knowledge about anti-tank missiles Responsible for dozens of attacks With anti-tank missiles against civilians, communities and Israeli security forces,” the army announced.

A source close to Hezbollah confirmed that Al-Zein It was not a high position.But he confirmed that he belonged to his Radwan unit.

Israel has already killed some 25 members For the unit, including at least three commanders, e.g Long medalHe is a senior Hezbollah official who played a leadership role in directing its operations in southern Lebanon.

Hezbollah on October 8 Rockets started being fired at Israel From the peaks and villages in southern Lebanon in support of their Palestinian ally Hamas, which the day before carried out a cross-border attack against Israel that led to a fierce Israeli attack from land, sea and air.

The Israeli bombing of Lebanon killed nearly 100 people 270 Hezbollah fightersBut also about 50 civilians – including children, doctors and journalists – were bombed by both the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) and the Lebanese army.

The United States and other countries tried to find a diplomatic solution to the exchange of fire between Hezbollah and Israel, but the United States insisted on this. They will not stop until the Gaza ceasefire is implemented.