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Israeli bombing of Iran’s embassy in Syria kills 8

Israeli bombing of Iran’s embassy in Syria kills 8
Israeli bombing of Iran’s embassy in Syria kills 8

A bombing by the Israeli army on the Israeli embassy in Syria killed seven members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards.

A bombing by Israel destroyed this Monday an annex of the Iranian embassy in Syria and left at least eight dead, including seven members of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution, of which two were senior officers.

For its part, the ideological army of the Islamic Republic of Iran condemned the attack and confirmed the death of seven of its members, two of them senior commanders of the Qods Force, an Israeli foreign operations arm, Mohammad Reza Zahedi and Mohammad Hadi Haji Rahimi.

The Iranian response after Israel’s attack on the Iranian embassy in Syria

After the attack, the authorities in Tehran affirmed that they will respond “decisively” to this unprecedented attack on the Iranian embassy in Syria, where both Iran and its allies –all enemies of Israel– support Bashar al Assad’s government. “The attack destroyed the entire building, killing and wounding everyone inside, and work is underway to recover the bodies and rescue the wounded from the rubble,” the Syrian Ministry of Defense said.

According to Hossein Akbari, Iranian ambassador to Syria, he told Iranian state television that the attack was carried out with “F-35 fighter jets and six missiles.” On his part, Akbari was unharmed. Since the war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip began on October 7, fears have been growing that The conflict takes on a regional dimension. In recent months, Israel has intensified attacks against other groups linked to this Palestinian movement.

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“The Israeli attack on the Iranian consulate shows the reality of the Zionist entity, which does not recognize any international law and does everything inhumane to achieve its objectives,” declared Hossein Akbari, Iranian ambassador to Syria.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (OSDH)a UK-based NGO that has an extensive network of informants in Syria, said it had “confirmed the deaths of a senior leader who served as leader of the Quds Force in Syria and Lebanon, two Iranian advisers, and five members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards.

For his part, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian blamed the attack on Israel and called for a “serious response from the international community“He further stated that Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister.”completely lost mental balance due to the successive failures of the Israeli regime in Gaza and the inability to achieve the ambitious goals of the Zionists.

Ambassador Akbari denounced that “The Israeli attack on the Iranian consulate shows the reality of the Zionist entity, that does not recognize any international law and does everything inhumane to achieve its objectives.

This bombing occurred three days after the OSDH reported on other Israeli attacks in Syria in which 53 people died, among them 38 Syrian soldiers and seven Hezbollah militiamen. Since the start of the Israel-Hamas conflict, this was the highest number of casualties suffered by the Iranian army at the hands of the Israeli army.

Source: Ambito

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