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  2/14/2013, Adar 4, 5773

Iran Accuses 'Zionists' of Killing Official in Lebanon

A senior commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard was killed in Lebanon, an Iranian independent news website reported on Wednesday, blaming the death on Israel.

The website ,, claimed that Gen. Hassan Shateri was killed by "mercenaries of the Zionist regime," but provided no details about his death. Shateri reportedly led Guard forces in Lebanon and oversaw Iranian-financed reconstruction projects there.