Mustafa Badreddine, Lebanese military commander, Died at 55

Mustafa Badreddine was born on April 6, 1961 and died on May 13, 2016.

He was also known as Mustafa Badr Al Din, Mustafa Amine Badreddine, Mustafa Youssef Badreddine, Sami Issa and Elias Fouad Saab.

He was a military leader of Hezbollah and both the cousin and brother-in-law of Imad Mugniyah.

Badreddine was nicknamed Dhu al-Fiqar referring to the legendary sword of Imam Ali.

He was killed by shelling at Damascus airport and Hezbollah announced the attack was launched by Takfiri groups.

Mustafa was part of Fatah’s Force 17 in Beirut, and later they both joined Hezbollah, where he was among Hezbollah’s bomb makers.

The reports where that Badreddine had been killed by an explosion near the Damascus International Airport.

Mustafa Badreddine passed away at 55 yrs old.