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June 17, 2013 10:27 am

Report: Hezbollah Chief Hassan Nasrallah’s Brother Killed in Syria Fighting

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Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The brother of Hezbollah terror chief Hassan Nasrallah was killed recently in a fierce battle in the Syrian city of Qusair, Israel’s Channel 2 reported Monday.

According to the report, Nasrallah attended the funeral of his brother, Khader, in the village of Kfar Kana in south Lebanon on Sunday.

Earlier in the month it was reported that Hezbollah fighters had assisted Syrian government forces in capturing the city from rebel anti regime fighters after a fierce and lengthy battle.

Al-Monitor reported Sunday night that shortly after Qusair fell, Nasrallah was spotted traveling the city to congratulate those responsible for the victory. The report added that it wasn’t the first time that Nasrallah had visited the country in support of Hezbollah fighters, who have been aiding President Bashar al-Assad’s army in its fight against the rebels.

If true, the death of Nasrallah’s brother would mark the second time a close family member of Nasrallah’s has been lost in war. In 1997, his son, Hadi, was killed in a battle against he IDF in Lebanon.

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  • M9

    You know this is a lie when they said he attended his brothers funeral in kfar kana when his village is bazouriyeh. In Lebanon they would know since nothing his hidden and no one heard about this attempt on building propaganda

  • Eve

    Finally some good news.

  • Ed Clark

    Why has no one bothered to kill that pig Hassan Nasrallah himself?

    Is there no country or philanthropy willing to offer a bounty attractive enough to motivate someone to deliver Nasrallah’s severed head to earn the reward?

    Perhaps some Kickstarter clone could be convinced to crowd-fund such a bounty? After all, in numbers there really IS strength.

    • Lynne t

      If I recall correctly, Nasrallah has spent a great deal of his time since the 2006 state of war provoked by Hezbollah to distract world attention from the pursuit of illicit nuke developments in Iran and the murder of Lebanese PM Rafiq Hariri hiding in Damascus and/or Tehran.

  • E Pluribus Beagle

    Allahu Porqchop!