Iranian Officers Killed in Palmyra

(Long War Journal) Amir Toumaj - Iran has confirmed the deaths of two Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) officers in the latest battles in Palmyra, Syria. Capt. Ahmad Jalali-Nasab was announced killed in Palmyra on Dec. 13. The following day Brig.-Gen. (2nd class) Hassan Akbari was killed. Akbari was a veteran of the Iran-Iraq War and was leading a sabotage battalion in Syria, according to state-affiliated Iranian media.

2016-12-16 00:00:00

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