kills senior Iranian basic in Syria strike

49 kills senior Iranian basic in Syria strike

“The barbaric Zionist regime pays” for the loss of life of Seyed Razi Mousavi, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have mentioned

Israeli warplanes struck the Syrian capital of Damascus on Monday, killing a senior Iranian commander. Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) mentioned that the overall, Seyed Razi Mousavi, was in Syria to assist the anti-Israel “resistance entrance.” 

Information of the strike was first reported by Iran’s Tasnim information company, and confirmed shortly afterwards by the IRGC. “A couple of hours in the past, throughout the legal missile assault of the child-killing Zionist regime on Damascus, Brigadier-Basic Seyed Razi Mousavi, one of many IRGC’s senior army advisers, was martyred,” the IRGC’s assertion mentioned.

On the time of his loss of life, Mousavi was “liable for supporting the resistance entrance in Syria,” the IRGC mentioned, referring to the broad coalition of anti-Israel teams backed by Iran, which embody Hezbollah in Lebanon and varied Shia militias in Iraq and Syria.

“The usurping and barbaric Zionist regime pays for this crime,” the assertion concluded.

Mousavi was an in depth affiliate of Qasem Soleimani, who commanded the IRGC’s Quds Drive from the late Nineteen Nineties till his assassination by the US in 2020. The Quds Drive primarily operates outdoors Iran, supporting and coaching Tehran’s allies, together with these within the “resistance entrance.” 

Its present commander, Brigadier Basic Esmail Qaani, promised in November to help Hamas in its battle towards Israel, stating that Tehran would “not permit this brutal enemy and people standing behind him to overcome Gaza and its heroic folks.” Nonetheless, Iranian Supreme Chief Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has reportedly knowledgeable the Palestinian militant group that Iran’s assist is not going to lengthen to direct army intervention.

The Israeli army has not commented on Sunday’s airstrike, and normally stays quiet about its operations in Syrian skies. Israeli planes have carried out semi-frequent missions in Syria because the struggle with Hamas started on October 7, putting airports and websites allegedly utilized by Iran-aligned militia teams. 

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