Scout boys carry the picture of Hezbollah commander Hassan Lakkis during his funeral procession in Baalbek, Dec. 4, 2013. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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The hit squad entered and exited the parking lot where Hassan Lakkis was gunned down on the night of Dec. 3, 2013 by jumping over the wall that served as a buffer between his apartment complex and the Camille Chamoun Highway, Israel Defense magazine has revealed in a report.The report also claimed that Lakkis was not only a senior commander in Hezbollah, he was also a life-long personal friend of Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah.The report also stated that at least two organizations investigated Lakkis' assassination: the internal security department of the Lebanese Army and the internal security unit of Hezbollah, headed by Wafiq Safa.As of that year, Lakkis' activity has been on record, the report said, adding that Lakkis enrolled as a student at the Engineering Faculty of the American University in Beirut, Lebanon, in addition to handling the procurement and weapon system development activities of Hezbollah.
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