A New York judge says Hezbollah’s actions were a violation of the Anti-Terrorism Act

A US court ordered the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah to pay $111 million in damages to a group of Americans who sued, saying they were wounded by the Islamist movement’s rockets during the 2006 war with Israel.

The case was brought under the US Anti-Terrorism Act and alleged that Hezbollah caused the plaintiffs physical and emotional injury and damaged their property, AP News reported.

Such civil lawsuits brought against militant groups are difficult to enforce, but Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, one of the lawyers representing the plaintiffs, said it was an important legal victory against the Iran-backed group.
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