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A Hezbollah militant looks through his binoculars in Umm Khorj in the Lebanese eastern mountain range close to the Syrian border on October 9, 2014, after capturing the area from Islamic State (IS) militants. Lebanon's border with Syria is not officially defined and much of it is porous and unpatrolled, with local residents, smugglers and others moving freely across it. AFP PHOTO/SAM SKAINE (Photo credit should read SAM SKAINE/AFP/Getty Images)

Hezbollah kills “Nusra” fighter in northeast Lebanon

attacked a gathering of Nusra Front militants on Lebanon’s northeastern border Thursday, the party’s Al-Manar television and other media said, killing one and wounding three others.

The attack occured in the area of Wadi al-Kheil on the outskirts of Arsal, Al-Manar said in a newsflash.

No other details of the attack were made available.

Hezbollah controls a number of strategic hilltops on the outskirts of Arsal in the Qalamoun mountains along the Syrian border captured during an offensive last year.

The hilltops overlook areas occupied by Nusra and ISIS fighters and provide vantage points for Hezbollah to launch attacks.

Many of the attacks are recorded and played during Al-Manar’s evening broadcast showing Hezbollah fighters firing guided rockets at militant targets.

Source: The Daily Star

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