Hezbollah commander Hassan Hawlo al-Lakiss was assassinated near his house on Wednesday in the Lebanese Hadath region. Photo: AFP Hezbollah commander Hassan Hawlo al-Lakiss was assassinated near his house on Wednesday in the Lebanese Hadath region. Photo: AFP
Hezbollah commander Hassan Hawlo al-Lakiss was assassinated near his house on Wednesday in the Lebanese Hadath region. Photo: AFP

Top Hezbollah commander shot dead, Israel blamed for killing

Iranian-backed group quickly blames Israel for attack outside his Beirut home, as Lebanon faces increasing violence from Syria's civil war

Hezbollah commander Hassan Hawlo al-Lakiss was assassinated near his house on Wednesday in the Lebanese Hadath region. Photo: AFP Hezbollah commander Hassan Hawlo al-Lakiss was assassinated near his house on Wednesday in the Lebanese Hadath region. Photo: AFP
Hezbollah commander Hassan Hawlo al-Lakiss was assassinated near his house on Wednesday in the Lebanese Hadath region. Photo: AFP
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