Israeli Airstrikes, Lebanon

Hezbollah Senior Commander Killed in Targeted Strike

Israeli airstrike kills Hezbollah field commander Taleb Abdullah in southern Lebanon. Three others were also killed in the strike.

Funeral of Hezbollah Operative (photo: mohammad kassir/shutterstock)

In a significant development in the ongoing tensions in the Middle East, Sami Taleb Abdullah, a senior commander of Hezbollah, was reportedly killed as a result of an Israeli targeted airstrike. The senior commander was a key figure within Hezbollah's military structure in Lebanon.

The field commander, hailing from Aadachit, was killed in Jouaiyya, Southern Lebanon. Taleb Abdullah was considered as the head of the Hezbollah terror group within the central region in South Lebanon. According to the initial report, three others were also killed though their identities are yet to be confirmed.

The terror cell confirmed their commander's death, marking a rare move on their part in identifying their own high ranking terrorists and further digesting his senior commander position. In a statement made after his death, Hezbollah referred to it occurring "on the road to Jerusalem," confirming it was a result of Israeli strikes.

His role in the terror organization was indeed significant, marking a harsh blow to Hezbollah, and threats of retaliation from Lebanon. The IDF confirmed their role in killing the Hezbollah leader in a strike on a Hezbollah command and control centre earlier today (Wednesday.)

The IDF further added that "for many years, [Abdullah] planned, advanced, and carried out a large number of terror attacks against Israeli civilians." He is also believed to be behind many of the attacks in northern Israel over the past eight months.

The successful targeted attack is seen to be the harshest blow to Lebanon since the beginning of the war.

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