The commander of Hezbollah Mustafa badreddin was killed in Syria in an airstrike. About it reports Reuters referring to the statement of the organization.
According to bi-Bi-si with reference to the Lebanese al-Mayadeen TV, he was killed in the air strikes by the Israeli air force one of the bases near Damascus airport.
The official reaction from Israel has not yet followed. “We refuse to comment on,” — said the representative of the army of the country.
According to the Agency, the U.S. government called him one of the most senior officials in Hizbullah. In Syria, the Lebanese group is fighting on the side of President Bashar al-Assad.
The badreddin was a member of Hezbollah since 1982. It is noted that he was responsible for military operations group in Syria since 2011, and was accompanied by the leader of “Hezbollah” Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah during the strategic coordination meetings with Assad in Damascus.
In the conflict in Syria killed about 1.2 thousand soldiers of “Hezbollah”, says the publication.