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article imageHezbollah buries fighters killed in Syria in Lebanon

By Paul Iddon     Mar 17, 2013 in Politics
Hezbollah has buried fighters of its organization that were killed fighting alongside Assad's forces in Syria stating the slain were killed "whilst carrying out their jihadist duty."
Hezbollah has over the course of the past few months buried fighters belong to the organization who were killed in Syria. (Global Post, March 17 2013)
The group has admitted that its members who live in Syrian villages on the border with Lebanon have participated in battles against the Syrian ragtag rebel opposition to show its support to the Assad regime. Hezbollah in turn says these forces are fighting the "armed groups" purely as a measure of self-defense. (Middle East Online, March 17 2013)
Hezbollah has been steadfast in its refusal to discuss allegations which insist that it has backed Assad by sending fighters to aid his embattled regime.
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