Washington offers a financial reward for a Hezbollah leader
Image from Twitter @RFJ_USA

The United States renewed its call for assistance in the arrest of Salman Raouf Salman, a leader of the Lebanese Hezbollah responsible for planning and carrying out terrorist attacks in Lebanon and abroad.

The US Department of State’s Rewards for Justice program posted a tweet on Twitter, calling for help in finding him, in exchange for a financial reward of $7 million.

In May 2019, the ministry had put him on the terrorist lists, imposed penalties on him, and allocated a financial reward for anyone who provided information about him.

It also allocated a reward of $7 million for information on him. The United States has confirmed that it will protect the privacy of anyone who provides information on Salman.

REWARD! Up to $7 million for Info on Hizballah Terrorist

On this date in 1994, Salman Raouf Salman directed the Hizballah bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, killing 85 people.

According to the US Treasury website, Salman Raouf Salman is also known by several names, including: “Salman Al-Rida”, “Samuel Salman Al-Rida” and “Andre Marquez”. Salman was born on June 5, 1963, in Lebanon. He has both Lebanese and Colombian citizenships, and holds several Colombian passports.

According to Washington, Salman heads Hezbollah’s foreign armed arm, and is responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing Hezbollah’s terrorist attacks around the world.

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