09 Apr '18, 7pm

Israel kills Iranian Guard Corps members in Syria | FDD's Long War Journal

Earlier today, Israel struck the T-4 military air base in Syria’s Homs Governorate. At least four Iranians including a Colonel died in the attack, according to Iranian media outlets affiliated with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), which have set out to retract the articles. The latest incident follows yet another high-casualty gassing by the Syrian regime against civilian areas in the Damascene suburb of Douma. Israeli officials have said that they would not tolerate the IRGC’s military build up in Syria. The Guard Corps’ obsessive calls for Israel’s destruction and support for groups that fight it have made the Syrian build up a top security priority for Israel. At least 14 were reportedly killed in the Israeli strike, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The state-affiliated Iranian media outlets retracted the articles after receiving orders...

Full article: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/04/israel-ki...

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