Hezbollah's intervention in Syria in support of the Syrian government is most commonly associated with the year 2013 and the battle of al-Qusayr in Homs countryside near the border with Lebanon. Yet the reality is that the intervention goes back at least as far as 2012, including not only the deployment of personnel in a combat capacity but also in training and organising formations of local Syrian fighters affiliated with it.
The following post is a translation of a document issued by the office of the cleric Abdullah Nizam (Syria-based) and the Martyr Foundation of Syria. It documents in brief the life of Imad Riyadh Bakur, a 'Syrian Hezbollah' martyr killed in 2012.
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