Hezbollah member dies after “mysterious ” explosion of an explosive device

hezbollah flagA Hezbollah member identified as Bilal Ahmad Hassan died Tuesday after an explosive device detonated in his home in the southern district of Saida, Lebanon, a security source told Annahar.

Bilal Ahmad Hassan a Hezbollah member  died Tuesday after an explosive device detonated in his home in the southern district of Saida, Lebanon
Bilal Ahmad Hassan a Hezbollah member died Tuesday after an explosive device detonated in his home in the southern district of Saida, Lebanon

It was not immediately clear whether it was a deliberate attempt on his life or a mere accident.

Hezbollah security forces attended the scene before being joined by Lebanese authorities, the source added.

He was taken to the Labib Medical Center in Sidon for treatment but shortly died after.

Quoting Hezbollah sources, LBCI said: “Bilal Ahmad Hassan Abdo is a member of Hezbollah. He was killed in a house accident.”

On the other hand, security sources described the incident as “mysterious,” saying: “Bilal Ahmad Hassan  has died as a result of a mysterious explosion in Haret Sidon. He is a member of Hezbollah.”

According to Lebanese media reports Hezbollah stores many of its arms inside  residential areas .