Hezbollah launched on Friday morning a major attack on terrorists of the so-called ’Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’ (ISIL) takfiri group on the outskirts of Arsal barrens, east of Lebanon.
Hezbollah launched on Friday morning a major attack on terrorists of the so-called 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' (ISIL) takfiri group on the outskirts of Arsal barrens, east of Lebanon, targeting one of its main gathering points.
The operation took place in Khirbet Hamam region where ISIL operatives were plotting to launch an attack on Baalbek barrens.
The Islamic Resistance claimed the lives of ISIL leader, Abu Aisha Al-Libi, as well as 6 other terrorists, including Abu Ekrema Al-Zohouri and Ahmad Abdul-Mohsen.
Hezbollah also destroyed two ISIL military vehicles, leaving their crew killed and wounded.
Friday's attack is one of the several major attacks of the "Arsal military campaign" declared by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrullah to wipe ISIL terrorists operating in east Lebanon off the region.