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5 IRGC officers, including Syria intel chief, killed in Damascus strike blamed on Israel

Posted on AllSides January 20th, 2024
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An alleged Israeli strike on Damascus killed the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ intelligence chief for Syria and his deputy as well as two other Guards members on Saturday, Iranian media said.

“The Revolutionary Guards’ Syria intel chief, his deputy and two other Guards members were martyred in the attack on Syria by Israel,” Iran’s Mehr news agency said, quoting an informed but unnamed source.

Local reports in Syria said that at least five people were killed in the strike.

Nour News, which is believed to be close to Iran’s intelligence apparatus,...

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