SOHR: 2 Iranian elements killed by Israeli raids on Deir-ez-Zor countryside

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said today, that 6 elements of Iranian forces were killed in eastern Syria near the border with Iraq in air strikes targeting, on Saturday afternoon, their positions and sites of the Syrian government forces.

The observatory said that "6 elements of the militia loyal to Iran, including 4 of Syrian nationality, were killed as a result of the raids believed to be Israeli, and targeted the sites of the Syrian army and Iranian militias in the village of al-Abbas in the countryside of the city of Albu Kamal, east of Deir-ez-Zor."

These raids come days after the killing of two Syrian soldiers and five Iranian fighters in Israeli strikes targeting southern and eastern Syria on Tuesday evening, according to the observatory.



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