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Unknown bombing kills and injures 36 members of Iranian militias in their bases in Aleppo

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Editing: Kaled Abdul-hamid |
Translation: Glory Jabr

Aleppo - SMART

On Friday night, an unknown bombing hit the Artillery School in the Ramouseh area, Aleppo, killing and injuring 36 members of Iranian militias and Syrian government forces.

An exclusive source reported to SMART that an unknown bombing killed 24 members of the Syrian government forces and Iranian militias, and injured 12 others. The bombing targeted the Artillery School, which is controlled by Iranian militias, according to the source.

The source, who participated in transferring the bodies, added that there is an officer of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards among the dead and wounded members, and that 11 dead and more than five injured of Iranian nationality were taken to the military hospital in Aleppo.

The source confirmed that 13 bodies and seven wounded members of the Iranian-backed Defenders Brigade were transferred to the Al-Razi Hospital. The source noted that the bombing destroyed the command center and nearby buildings of vehicles, and caused a fire extinguished by the Syrian government's Civil Defense.

The Syrian government media outlets denied that the Artillery School was bombed, without giving details of the explosions heard in the city.

On May 6, 2020, unknown warplanes bombed 25 bases of Iranian and Iraqi militias in Deir al-Zor.

Earlier, unknown warplanes bombed bases suspected to belong to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards that supports the Syrian government in the al-Bukamal area.

Frequent Israeli bombings hit Iranian-backed militias’ bases in Syria. On Jan. 15, 2019, Israel demanded Iran to leave Syria. Israel Katz, the Isreli Intelligence and Transportation minister said that Israel is involved in a comprehensive war against Iran and that it will not allow Iranian militias to remain in Syria.