Hezbollah announced the death in Syria of Abbas Reda Youssef Attiyeh , its commander of the battle for Maaloula in Syria . He hails from the town of Khiam in Marjeyoun of south Lebanon but his funeral will be held in Ghobairi neighborhood of the Dhahieh , south of the capital Beirut
Hezbollah also announced the death in Syria of its fighter Hamzeh Wajih Zalzali, son of Hezbollah official Abu Wael Zalzali , who is responsible for the al Khiam camp in south Lebanon. His funeral was held today and was attended by key Hezbollah officials including MP Nawaf Mousawi and Hassan Khalil , political advisor of Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah
Tens of thousands of Hezbollah fighters are actively trying to save the regime of the embattled president Bashar al Assad despite the Baabda accord which calls for distancing Lebanon from the Syrian conflict.