Iranian Revolutionary Guards say general killed in Syria
ANKARA - Reuters
DHA PhotoAn Iranian Revolutionary Guards general has been killed near Aleppo, where he was advising the Syrian army on their battle against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters, the guards said in a statement on Oct. 9.
General Hussein Hamedani was killed late on Oct. 6, the statement said. Iran is the main regional ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and has provided military and economic support during Syria's four-year-old civil war.