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Hezbollah Commander Neutralized by Israeli Airstrike in Southern Lebanon

In a targeted military operation, the Israeli forces announced the elimination of a high-ranking Hezbollah commander, Ismail al-Zin, in southern Lebanon. 

Al-Zin’s vehicle was taken out through an airstrike on Sunday.

Al-Zin was seen as a high-ranking leader within Hezbollah’s elite anti-tank operations unit, Radwan. 

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According to the Israeli defense forces, al-Zin’s expertise in anti-tank missiles contributed to numerous attacks against Israeli civilians and security personnel. 

The military detailed al-Zin’s involvement through a statement, emphasizing his critical role within Hezbollah’s military framework.

Following the strike, Hezbollah confirmed al-Zin’s demise through a statement but did not elaborate on his specific role within the Radwan unit.

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This incident adds to the ongoing tensions and exchanges of fire between Hezbollah and Israeli forces, which began after the October 7 attacks on Israel. 

In response, Israel commenced military actions against Gaza, leading to further escalations.

To date, the conflict has resulted in the deaths of 270 Hezbollah operatives, including 25 Radwan unit members and three commanders. 

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Israeli operations have also inadvertently impacted civilians, Lebanese army personnel, and UN peacekeepers, raising concerns over the humanitarian toll.

Hezbollah’s recent statements highlighted continued operations against Israeli forces, including attacks targeting Israeli surveillance equipment and military positions near the border.

The international community, including the U.S., has expressed concern over the potential for a broader regional conflict, advocating for diplomacy and an end to hostilities. 

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However, Hezbollah has been steadfast on not stopping its military actions until a ceasefire in reached .

Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant, underscoring the country’s resolve, stated that Israel would persist in its military endeavors against Hezbollah, vowing retribution for every assault originating from Lebanon.

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