Hezbollah still has as much as 90 percent of its fighting strength from before its war with Israel, its deputy leader said. Sheik Naim Kassem made the comments in an interview with the newspaper Asharq al-Awsat, published Sunday. Hezbollah fired thousands of rockets into Israel during the 34-day war and had countless others destroyed on the ground by Israeli forces.
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