web analytics
July 4, 2015 / 17 Tammuz, 5775
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post


Hezbollah Veteran Assassinated and Everybody Blames Israel

He has been mentioned as one of the organizers of the 2012 bus bombing at the Burgas airport in Bulgaria.
A bullet ridden Jeep Grand Cherokee in a carport (illustration image).

A bullet ridden Jeep Grand Cherokee in a carport (illustration image).

A Hezbollah higher-up named Hajj Hassan Hollo al-Laqqis, described by Naharnet as a “prominent figure in the resistance,” was assassinated overnight near his residence in Hadath in Beirut’s southern suburbs.

Well, he stopped resisting.

“Around 12 AM overnight Hajj Hassan Hollo al-Laqqis was assassinated near his house in Sainte Thérèse neighborhood in Hadath while he was on his way back from his work,” a statement issued by Hezbollah said on Wednesday.

The late Hajj Hassan Hollo al-Laqqis.

The late Hajj Hassan Hollo al-Laqqis.

Hezbollah is accusing Israel of carrying out the assassination. The statement revealed that Laqqis “was subjected several times and in several areas to failed assassination attempts.”

When you don’t succeed…

“Israel is automatically held the complete responsibility for this heinous crime,” the statement added.

That’s the precious part, right? Apparently, there’s this automatic fact finding feature that releases a pointed finger in the direction of Jerusalem as soon as one of the resisters suffers from acute lead poisoning.

Of course, now that Al Qaeda is in the picture, just across the street in Syria, they do their own blowing up things and assassinating – but the pointy finger has been there for such a long time, you can’t stop it now.

The Hezbollah press release described Laqqis as a “Jihaddist and a leader, who sacrificed his life.” Now, that’s a bit too generic, don’t you think?

From the Twittersphere, I gather that our shaheed boy has been mentioned as the organizer, or one of the organizers, of the 2012 bus bombing at the Burgas airport in Bulgaria, where five innocent Israeli tourists and their local driver were murdered by a Hezbollah team.

The Hezbollah operatives reportedly smuggled a detonator and remote control unit from Poland by diplomatic pouch. I can see why it would take a top level Hezbollah official to get that done with a Syrian or Lebanese diplomatic pouch.

The Voice of Lebanon radio reported that the unknown assailants targeted Laqqis in his residence parking lot. He was driving his beloved Jeep Cherokee when he ate the bullets.

Couldn’t happen to a nicer fellow.

About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

13 Responses to “Hezbollah Veteran Assassinated and Everybody Blames Israel”

  1. Suvituulia Brohez says:

    Well, with the Mossad's track record, you really can't blame them for pointing that finger, can you..

  2. Daniel Shapiro says:

    Suvituulia, with Mossad's track record… No, I don't blame them… If they did this, and "IF" is the operative word here…. IF they did this, I for one would THANK rather than blame them. Am Yisroel Chai!!!

  3. Dan Silagi says:

    I commend whoever killed this SOB.

  4. Oh well, let him answer to God. Even if Israel did kill him he is Hezbollah.

  5. One less terrorist & Multi murderer in our world ! Good riddance !!! :)

  6. what does who cares mean??
    Maybe there are some dedicated young men in this country that go and risk their lives to do there kind of missions.
    what, who cares? That doesnt sound right at all for those that have soldiers in mind, sorry buddy.

  7. Kjeld Hesselmann says:

    The media news of the assassination of terrorist al-Laqqis couldn’t be more indifferent to me. Whoever did the killing (likely to be his trigger-happy confederates) did a well done job.

  8. Who else are they going to blame ?? It is so easy to blame Ir

  9. I hope it was the Mossad that wasted that terrorist bastard. If it's one thing that Israel is good out is killing vermin like him.

  10. With Hezbollah's record, you can't blame anybody for pointing a gun at the guy's head, can you…Of course, when most of the bullets hit the car than the target, it looks more like the work of Hezbollah or maybe the Bloods/Crips than Mossad. How old is this trick anyways? Killing an internal rival while blaming the enemy of the organization? This way they get rid of the internal competition while getting a martyr at the same time. Standard practice among dictators, organized crime, and organized crime hiding behind religion. I am deeply saddened that he was alone in his car however.

  11. Laurence Son says:

    Oh dear. What a pity. Never mind.

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
UN Human Rights Council
UN HRC Condemns Israel (But Not Hamas) for War Crimes
Latest News Stories
UN Human Rights Council

US alone voted no on UNHRC Resolution condemning only Israel for wrongdoing in last summer’s conflict.

Rocket that hit a field in the Eshkol region on July 3, 2015

Sinai terrorists expanded their range of attack Friday, aiming rocket fire at southern Israel as well.

breaking the silence

5:21 PM The rocket landed in a field in the Eshkol region. Apparently from Sinai. 5:06 PM Channel 1 reports that citizens say they saw the rocket fly over from Sinai. 4:49 PM IDF Spox says they believe only 1 rocket was launched. The IDF is examining if the rocket was launched from the Sinai. […]

US Secy of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif shake hands.

Iran is not budging in nuclear talks on its refusal to allow spot inspections of military sites.

Nothing like a Kosher frank for the 4th of July, even if this year, you have to cook it before Shabbat.

Nothing quite like Hamas terrorist supporters on the Temple Mount openly waving their flags..

Machsom Watch women came to harass IDF soldiers in Hebron but embarrassed themselves instead.

A Palestinian Authority Arab was shot and killed after he attacked an Israeli army commander driving in near Jerusalem.

The US Mennonite church votes to table an anti-Israel BDS resolution for two years.

Israel has tightened security and is on high alert for Friday Ramadan prayers.

An Arab man was caught by Border Police on his way to committing a terror attack in Hebron on Thursday night

PM Binyamin Netanyahu warns that Israel now faces a double threat: from ISIS and Iran.

The closing of the highway, comes after Israeli security officials voiced concern that Waliyat Sinai, the ISIS-affiliated terror group responsible for the attacks, may be planning to strike Israel as well.

Jerusalem’s Light Rail was attacked at least twice Thursday by Arabs hurling rocks in Shuafat — again.

Neo-Nazis who planned to march July 4 through London’s Golders Green section must now relocate to the city center.

Hamas apparently aided ISIS-linked Sinai terrorists in attacking Egyptian Army soldiers.

More Articles from Yori Yanover
rain ATM

A Jerusalem woman is trying to hold on to her umbrella while withdrawing some cash at a Meah Shearim ATM, Sunday, March 9, 2014. The rain appeared out of the blue (which is how rain should), after a warm week that started to feel like summer. Well, it don’t feel like summer no more. Last […]

Rabbi Meir Mazuz (seen visiting a synagogue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn) declared in a public Internet psak that it is legal for a Jew to go up to temple Mount.

Needless to say, Shas, the Haredi Sefardi party, is not happy.

“The only difference between this world and the time of Meshiach is our bondage to the gentile kingdoms.”

Here’s the Israeli Navy boat INS Hanit arriving in Eilat on Saturday, March 8, 2014, after capturing the Klos C, which was carrying dozens of advanced Iranian-supplied weapons made in Syria and intended for Palestinian guerrillas in the Gaza Strip. Here’s Israeli Navy Commander Vice Admiral Ram Rotberg speaking with the INS Hanit soldiers in […]

Pat Condell has a new video out, so, sit back, have fun. By the way, Message to Offended Muslims should not be confused with Message to Off Handed Muslims. Also, I’d love to hear what he has to say about Haredim.

The description that came with this picture says: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks with American actor Bette Midler during an event at the house of Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan in Hollywood on March 6, 2014. But Bette Midler is not really an actor, she’s a singer who made movies for the LGBT community and […]

We will shut them up in the campuses, we will shut them up in the high schools, we will shut them up at the 92nd St. Y.

An Israeli female soldier (because they’re better at removing babies from their homes) evacuates a baby from a settlement in Judea and Samaria some time in the recent past. I’m thinking, if the baby was angry enough, couldn’t he evacuate in return, right there in her arms? Imagine the same picture, except with a settler […]

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/hezbollah-veteran-assassinated-and-everybody-blames-israel/2013/12/04/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: