Argentina is seeking to arrest 4 Lebanese over the 1994 bombing

Argentina sought Thursday to issue an international arrest warrant against four Lebanese nationals suspected of involvement in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires that left 85 dead and 300 wounded.

A judge approved the prosecutor’s request to obtain an Interpol warrant, claiming that the four were “employees or operational agents” of Hezbollah.

The four are Hussein Mounir Maznar, Ali Hussein Abdullah, Farouk Abdul Hai Amiri and Abdullah Salman. They are believed to be based in Paraguay, Brazil or Beirut.

It is suspected that Salman “coordinated the arrival and departure of the operational group” that carried out the attack.

The attack on the Jewish center in the Argentine capital is the worst in the country’s history, and followed a bombing two years earlier that targeted the Israeli embassy and left 29 dead.

The perpetrator of the 1994 attack was not revealed, and no one claimed responsibility for it, but Argentina and Israel suspect that the Lebanese “Hezbollah” carried it out.

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