DIED His deadly alleged exploits--a 1985 hijacking that led to the death of a U.S. Navy diver; attacks that killed 200 Americans in Lebanon in the 1980s; the 1992 bombing of Israel's embassy in Argentina--put him on the FBI's most-wanted list. After a car bombing in Damascus, officials announced that Hizballah's Imad Mughniyah had been killed. The incident, for which Hizballah blamed Israel (who denied involvement), was a hefty blow to the militant group--it was the first killing of a top leader since 1992. Mughniyah was believed to be 45.

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