Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Another Iranian General Is Killed In Syria
Reuters: Iranian Revolutionary Guard general killed in Aleppo
A brigadier general from Iran's Revolutionary Guards had been killed during fighting in Aleppo, Iranian news sites reported Wednesday
Ahmad Ghulami was killed on Tuesday by "takfiri terrorists", a label used by Shi'ite Muslims to describe Sunni Muslim militants, according to the Tasnim news site.
Iran and its Shi'ite allies, which include fighters from Afghanistan ad Lebanon’s Hezbollah, are fighting to support Syrian President Bashar al Assad while Saudi Arabia, Turkey and some Gulf states are funding opposition fighters.
Iran has announced the death of half a dozen generals in Syria, and a much larger number of less senior officers since 2012.
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WNU editor: I think this is the 3rd or 4th Iranian General to be killed in Syria in the past two years. This tells me that they are on the front lines where the action is.