Al-Arabiya TV reported 20 Hezbollah activists were killed in battles in the Syrian rebel-held town of Qusair and transferred to a hospital in Beirut. According to the report, one of the casualties is the son of Syrian Ba'ath party Lebanese chief. In addition, more than 60 wounded were taken to hospitals in Lebanon.
One of the hospitals released a request to the public to donate blood due to large number of wounded fighters. Syrian rebels announced they are still in control of Qusair, despite Assad's joint attack with Hezbollah. (Elior Levy)