Hezbollah leader threatens Israel’s destruction



Hezbollah will destroy Israel, the head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said.


Mohammad Ali Jafari, whose cadre is the elite force of Iran’s ruling mullahs, said in a letter published Monday that last week’s assassination of Hezbollah’s terrorist commander Imad Mughniyeh was the beginning of the end for the Jewish state.


“In the near future, we will witness the destruction of the cancerous existence of Israel by the powerful and competent hands of the Hezbollah fighters,” Jafari wrote.


Iran and Hezbollah accused Israel of killing Mughniyeh with a car bomb in Damascus on Tuesday night. Jerusalem denied involvement, and is bracing for possible reprisals by Hezbollah or Iranian agents.


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