At least 27 Iranian backed militiamen killed in an air attack on Eastern Syria

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 At least 27 Iranian backed militiamen killed in an air attack on Eastern Syria


The report quoted local sources as saying that unidentified fighter planes hit positions of Iranian backed armed personnel in Abu Kamal area of Deir zur Province, including a senior commander.

There are no organizations or individuals claiming responsibility for the air strikes.

Daerzur province is located near the border between Syria and Iraq, and it is also the main channel connecting Iran and Lebanon.

With the help of Russian and Iranian backed militiamen, the Assad government has recaptured control of the central and western parts of the province.

At present, most of the Iranian backed militia are deployed in deirzur Province, under the command of the IRGC. (end)

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