A handout picture made available by Lebanon's Shiite Muslim movement Hezbollah shows an undated photograph of one of its commanders, Hassan Hawlo al-Lakiss
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Hezbollah commander Hassan Lakkis buried in Baalbek

Crowds of mourners have turned out for the funeral of Hassan Lakkis, a commander in the Shia militant group Hezbollah.

Lakkis was shot in the head at close range at about midnight on Tuesday outside his home in a town near Beirut.

Hezbollah blamed Israel for his death but it has denied the accusation.

Jim Muir reports.

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