Mohammed was taken with his father Hassan Diab, 60, his brother Bilal, 28, the fiance of his sister Hassan al-Borgi, as well as neighbors Ahmad al-Awta, 60, and Mohammed Shakar, 50.
Escorted by a hundred soldiers, they walked for an hour and 20 minutes until they reached the helicopters which had landed in a field.
"All along the road, they were asking questions. They spoke fluent Arabic, some with an accent. They asked us if we were Hizbullah members, and if we were related to Nasrallah," Mohammed said.
The family name Nasrallah is common in Lebanon, both in Muslim and Christian communities.
But the Hizbullah chief is from the southern village of Bazourieh, and is not related to the Nasrallah family from the eastern Baalbeck region.
Friday, August 04, 2006
Nasrallah is not a good surname to have if you're in Lebanon. Just ask this 14 year old boy with the surname Nasrallah. He recounts his ordeal when Israeli commandos raided his home and captured he and his dad. Apparently, they were looking for the wrong Nasrallah (Chief of Hezbollah). From Naharnet:
Posted by I.Z. Reloaded at 2:22 PM
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