[Global Network Reporter Zhang Feiyang] An Iranian Revolutionary Guard website was quoted by the Associated Press as saying that a general who had fought in Syria and Iraq had fired while cleaning a gun and was shot dead.
Ghodratollah Mansouri, the unfortunate general, reportedly accidentally hit himself in the head while cleaning a pistol.
Mansouri, a veteran of the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s, was described in reports as a temple guardian, meaning Iranians fighting extremist Islamic groups in Syria and Iraq.
Reported that since 2014, Mansouri has been the regional commander of the ground forces of the security forces in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad. Mashhad is located about 900 kilometers east of Tehran, Irans capital.
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