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Hezbollah chief said to hunker down amid fears he could be targeted by Israel

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29.11.2020

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah is sheltering in place amid fears that he may be next on a US-Israeli hit list, according to an Israeli television report on Sunday.

Channel 13 reported that Nasrallah is staying put and canceling any “movements,” following the assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist on Friday in a raid attributed to Israel.

The leader of the Iran-backed terror group in Lebanon has been thought to be a target of Israel for years, and some officials have mocked him for staying in a “bunker” and only making very rare public appearances.

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Such a hit by Israel would likely seriously inflame the region. In this picture released by the Iranian Defense Ministry and taken on Saturday, November 28, 2020, caretakers from the Imam Reza holy shrine, carry the flag draped coffin of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, an Iranian scientist linked to the country’s disbanded military nuclear program, who was killed on Friday, during a funeral ceremony in the northeastern city of Mashhad, Iran. (Iranian Defense Ministry via AP)

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