6 Hezbollah members have reportedly been killed in an ambush by the Qaida-linked al-Nusra Front in Syria’s Qalamun district near the border with Lebanon, Al-Jazeera television said Wednesday adding that the six men were killed when al-Nusra targeted their “supply vehicles” in Qalamun.
The UAE-based Orient News TV also confirmed that al-Nusra carried out a “major operation” against a Hezbollah “supply convoy” in the Syrian region.
“Activists reported a huge explosion against a Hezbollah supply convoy in Qalamun and the loud blast was heard across the region,” the TV station said.
Tens of thousands of Hezbollah fighters are actively trying to save the regime of the embattled president Bashar al Assad .
Hezbollah ‘s involvement helped the Syrian army recapture most of Qalamun from rebel hands, but at a great loss of life .
Hundreds of Hezbollah fighters have been killed so far in Syria
In early January, five members of the Iranian-backed Hezbollah were reportedly killed when the al-Qaida-affiliated Nusra Front attacked posts controlled by the Lebanese party and the Syrian army in the Qalamun town of Flita.