Iranian commander says Hezbollah improved missile capabilities

Iranian commander says Hezbollah improved missile capabilities

PanARMENIAN.Net - A senior commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said the Lebanese militant Shiite movement Hezbollah has dramatically improved its missile capabilities and can now pinpoint targets anywhere in Israel, according to the Associated Press.

Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh said Israelis will see Hezbollah's new might should a war break out. He said slain Hezbollah commander Hassan al-Laqis played a key role in boosting the group's military strength, although he did not elaborate. The comments were posted on the Guard's website, sepahnews.com, Saturday, Jan 11.

Al-Laqis was assassinated last month in southern Beirut, a blow to the Iranian-backed Hezbollah. Top Revolutionary Guard commanders attended a service earlier this week in Tehran in commemoration of the slain commander.

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