Lebanese mediator killed in fighting near Syrian border

Lebanese mediator killed in fighting near Syrian borderA Lebanese mediator was killed on Saturday in a second day of fighting between the powerful Hezbollah group and militants near the border with Syria, the official news agency said. “Ahmad al-Fliti, who was mediating between fighters and Hezbollah… was wounded when his car was hit by shelling of unknown origin in Jurud Arsal,” ANI said. Lebanon’s army said Fliti was killed in shelling by “the terrorist organisation of the Al-Nusra Front”, referring to the former Syrian branch of Al-Qaeda.



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