Posters of Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, Syrian President Bashar Assad and Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in a village near the Lebanese-Syrian border. (REUTERS)

August 29, 2022

Unknown individuals assassinated the commander of the Baath Brigades, a close figure to the Lebanese Hezbollah party, in the countryside of Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Monday.

The official was assassinated in recent Israeli shelling in the Damascus countryside, said the Observatory.

Asharq Al-Awsat

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