High-profile Hizballah officer assassinated in Beirut

The body riddled with bullets of Ali Hatum was found Sunday evening at his apartment in the Burj a-Barajne quarter of Beirut. Hatum was the commander of the “Lebanese Resistance to the Israeli Conquest Brigades” which is affiliated to Hizballah. Its members are a mixed bag of Muslims, Christians and Druzes who are recruited by Hizballah for sabotage operations inside Israel.

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