Latest News Wires Israeli strike kills Hezbollah men in Syria, risking retaliation

Sources in Beirut say among the dead is Jihad Moughniyah, son of Hezbollah's former military chief. Hezbollah, fighting alongside Assad's forces in Syria, has warned of eventual retaliation.

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An Israeli helicopter strike in Syria killed a Hezbollah commander, who also happened to be the son of the group's late military leader Imad Moughniyah, sources close to Hezbollah said. His killing could spark retaliation against Israel by the Lebanese Shiite army and political party.