Report: Hizbullah to Launch Offensive in Occupied Territories in Case Israel Wages War

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Report: Hizbullah to Launch Offensive in Occupied Territories in Case Israel Wages War

Post by Admin on Tue Apr 15, 2008 4:32 am

high-ranking Hizbullah official has said the party would launch an
offensive on Israel in the Palestinian territories occupied in 1948 in
case the Jewish state wages a new war, Iranian News Agency, Fars,
The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, made the
statement in an interview with Syrian magazine "al-Hakika," the news
agency said.

would not initiate war but in case they wage any war in the future
…there will be a counter attack behind the front lines…and for the
first time since 1948 in Palestine itself," the official reportedly

Hizbullah Shura Council member also revealed in his remarks to the
Syrian magazine that the body of slain commander Imad Mughniyeh was
moved to Lebanon before Syrian secret service agents had the chance to
examine it.

Mughniyeh was assassinated in a Damascus car bombing Feb. 12.

leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah ordered Mughniyeh's body to be
transferred "immediately" to Lebanon minutes after the bombing, Fars
news agency quoted the official as saying.

added that Syrian President Bashar Assad asked Nasrallah to keep the
identity of the assassinated official secret but the Hizbullah leader

The Shiite group accused Israel of killing Mughniyeh and pledged to avenge his death.

Iranian news agency also quoted the Hizbullah Shura Council member as
saying the investigation into Mughniyeh's killing "has ended but we
will announce its results in the right time."


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