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Israeli airstrike on Iran consulate in Syria kills IRGC commander, six others

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Israeli warplanes have flattened an Iranian consulate in Damascus, Syria, killing six individuals together with a senior commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps, IRGC, Reuters studies.

DAILY POST studies that Israel has repeatedly hit Iranian targets through the six-month struggle in Gaza.

A Lebanese safety supply informed Reuters that one of many casualties was Mohammad Reza Zahedi, a senior commander within the IRGC.

The Iranian state tv acknowledged that a number of Iranian diplomats had been killed.

Iran’s Tasnim information company mentioned 5 individuals had been killed within the Israeli strike, whereas Syria’s SANA state information company reported an unspecified variety of deaths and accidents.

Israel, nevertheless, declined to touch upon the incident, following its regular follow.

An Israeli navy spokesperson mentioned: “We don’t touch upon studies within the international media.”

Israeli troops have ramped up airstrikes in Syria in opposition to Lebanon’s Iranian-backed Hezbollah militia and Iran’s Guards because the Iranian-backed Palestinian group, Hamas, launched an assault on Israel on October 7.

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