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Feb 16, 2022
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Hizbullah Releases Video Featuring Mountain Commandos Performing Elaborate Shooting Drills, Praying In The Snow

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Source: Online Platforms - "central-media.org (Hizbullah – Lebanon)"

On February 16, 2022, Hizbullah released a video showcasing the combat capabilities of its mountain commando unit. The commandos are shown in white uniforms and balaclavas, and their weapons are also camouflaged in white and other light colors. They are shown shooting at targets with the Israeli flag painted on them, as well as shooting from bipods and while skiing or riding snowmobiles. They used a variety of weapons, including light machine guns, handguns, and rifles, some of which had optical sights. In addition, the video shows the commandos training in hand-to-hand combat and praying together in the snow. Some of the shooting drills performed by the commandos involved shooting at targets while other soldiers stand next to the targets or march back and forth between the shooter and the target. The video concluded with a statement by Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah, which was subtitled in Arabic and Hebrew: "Hizbullah has a characteristic about it that horror walks before it."

According to a caption on the video, the exercises were performed in southern Lebanon at an altitude of 1370 meters (4495 ft) and a temperature of -2 Celsius (28.4 Fahrenheit). The video was published on central-media.org (Hizbullah – Lebanon).

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