A senior Hezbollah commander was killed on Wednesday, July 3, in an Israeli airstrike in the Hosh area of Tyre, Lebanon amid increased tensions between the two sides.

The 59-year-old Mohammad Naameh Nasser, also known as Haj Abu Naameh, was the third most senior Hezbollah commander killed by Israel since the outbreak of cross-border clashes in October 2023.

Israeli airstrikes killed the commander of Hezbollah’s Nasr Unit, Taleb Sami Abdallah, on June 12 and commander, Wissam Al-Tawil who is also known as Jawas was deputy head of the elite Rawdan force of Hezbollah on January 8.