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05 Apr 2020 | 03:03 PM UTC

Lebanon: Hezbollah commander assassinated by unknown assailants near Nabatiyeh April 4

Hezbollah commander Ali Mohammed Younis assassinated by unknown assailants near Nabatiyeh April 4; avoid area

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Event

According to media reports, Hezbollah commander Ali Mohammed Younis was assassinated by unknown individuals south of Nabatiyeh on Saturday, April 4. Younis was reportedly found by the side of a road, between the towns of Qaqiyat al-Jisr and Zawtar al-Sharqiyeh, with stab and gunshot wounds. Unconfirmed reports indicate that a suspect has been arrested. 

Advice

Individuals in Nabatiyeh and surrounding areas are advised to monitor developments to the situation, report all suspicious objects and behavior, avoid all potential related protests as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.