A senior commander in Hezbollah was stabbed and gunned to death in southern Lebanon, the National News Agency (NNA) reported Sunday, saying a suspect had been arrested.
Younis was found dead in his car on the road connecting the towns of Qaaqaaiyet el-Jisr and Zawtar el-Gharbiyeh.
According to Sputnik, Younis was a “close associate” of former IGRC Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani.
Younis was responsible for the tracking down enemy agents and spies, unofficial sources told Saudi daily Asharq al-Awsat.
Hezbollah’s head Hassan Nasrallah is expected to speak at 8:30 pm on Sunday.
Last year, former top Hezbollah official Ali Hatoum was found shot dead in his home near Bourj al-Barajneh, near south Beirut, according to NNA.
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