Iran Fires Missiles at Militant Groups in Eastern Syria

(Reuters) Babak Dehghanpisheh - Iran fired missiles on Sunday into eastern Syria, aiming at the bases of militant groups it holds responsible for attacks in Tehran which left 18 dead last week. Iranian Revolutionary Guards launched the mid-range ground-to-ground missiles from western Iran, over Iraq, into the Deir al Zour region of Syria, targeting the "headquarters and gathering centers of Takfiri terrorists supporting and building car bombs," Iran's Tasnim news agency reported. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the Tehran attack.

2017-06-19 00:00:00

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