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December 23, 2015 5:05 am

Iranian Casualties Growing as Revolutionary Guards Expand Role in Syria

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A growing number of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards are losing their lives in Syria. Photo: Screenshot.

A growing number of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards are losing their lives in Syria. Photo: Screenshot.

The vehicle carrying Iranian Brigadier General Hossein Hamedani was passing through the outskirts of Aleppo on the afternoon of Oct. 8 when it was shot up by Islamic State fighters.

Hamedani was hit in the left eye by a bullet and died after the driver lost control of the vehicle. He was the most senior Revolutionary Guard commander to be killed in Syria to date and also one of a growing number of Iranian military personnel to lose their lives there.

Read full story at Reuters.

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