This undated file photo shows Hezbollah commander Fawzi Ayoub praying. (Mouqawama Twitter account)
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A senior Hezbollah commander who was on the FBI's most wanted list was killed in Syria, a Twitter account affiliated with the party said.Security sources told Reuters that Ayoub was killed by predominantly Sunni rebel forces in Nawa, a town in the southern Syrian province of Deraa, the cradle of the Syrian uprising-turned-war in which 160,000 people have been killed.The party says the uprising is dominated by "takfiris," a catch-all term for Sunni rebels, and argues that it is protecting Lebanon from the threat of jihadists entering the country through Syria.Ayoub's killing comes amid news of three other deaths among party cadres, including two in Syria.Hezbollah refused to hand over Hayek after he was implicated in the case.
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