Hezbollah members carry the coffin of Ahmad al-Amin, who was killed while fighting in the Qalamoun region, during his funeral in Bablieh, Thursday, May 14, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Hezbollah and the Syrian army Thursday swept areas surrounding the Qalamoun region's highest peak for "remaining pockets" of jihadis, one day after capturing the strategic territory in fierce fighting that left dozens of militants dead.The report also said that Hezbollah captured the Dahr al-Hawa peak, located northeast of Lebanese town of Younin Thursday, one day after Hezbollah and the Syrian army wrested full control over Tallet Moussa, which lies around 2,500 meters above sea level.This position allowed Hezbollah and the Syrian army to foil militant infiltrations into the outskirts of Lebanese border towns overnight Wednesday, Al-Manar said.Hezbollah and the Syrian army captured the area after fierce clashes left scores of militants dead or wounded.
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