FSA proclaims death of Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander in Daraa
Daraa - SMART
The Free Syrian Army proclaimed the death of an Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander in Daraa, Southern Syria.
Risan al-Golan, a 401 Infantry Division media office member, reported that their artillery and missile attacks over the past two days targeted the Radar Battalion Operation Room in the town of Nahta. The attacks killed the Iranian commander Shaher Daye Bour.
Al-Golan added that the targeted operations room belongs to the Syrian government forces, and it is headed by Iranian officers and Hezbollah commanders.
Fares Agency reported on Twitter that the commander was killed in al-Bukamal, Deir ez-Zor.
Other Iranian agencies reported that the commander was supervising the training of Hezbollah militia fighters. He also lead the battles against the IS in Deir Ez-Zor.
The Syrian government has escalated hostilities in Daraa, coinciding with reinforcement of their bases. The Syrian government has attempted to launch a military operation in the de-escalation zone, which was decided by Russia, the U.S. and Jordan.