Hezbollah commander killed in Lebanon, not Syria


ali hussein bazzi Hezbollah commander
Lebanese media reported on Sunday that Hezbollah commander Ali Hussein Bazzi was killed in Syria , but according to a report by An Nahar newspaper published on Tuesday , he was killed by mistake in one of Hezbollah’s training camps in Lebanon with live ammunition .

Bazzi was one of Hezbollah’s most prominent field commanders according to local reports.

Bazzi who hails from from the town of Bint Jbeil of south Lebanon near the borders with Israel was buried on Sunday in Haret Saida.

Hezbollah is reportedly training thousands of Lebanese and Iraqi Shiites to go and fight in Syria.

Thousands of Hezbollah fighters are reportedly helping the forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar al Assad in their fight against the mostly Sunni rebels who are trying to topple the 40 year old dictatorship.

Hundreds of Hezbollah fighters have already been killed in Syria and buried in Lebanon according to activists