An image shared on Ali al-Amine's Facebook showing him as he is admitted to hospital after being attacked. (The Daily Star/Ali al-Amine, HO)
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An anti-Hezbollah parliamentary candidate in south Lebanon's Bint Jbeil was in hospital Sunday with non-life threatening wounds after dozens of suspected Hezbollah members attacked him, a security source told The Daily Star.It was not immediately clear how Amin identified the men as Hezbollah supporters.A photo provided to The Daily Star by the security source showed Amin wincing in pain on a hospital bed Sunday afternoon.Amin, a journalist and director of the south-focused news website "Janoubia," is running as a candidate in Lebanon's South III voting district, which includes Marjayoun-Hasbaya, Nabatieh and his own sub-district of Bint Jbeil.
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