TEHRAN: 1000’s of Iranians attended a funeral procession in Tehran on Tuesday for 2 Revolutionary Guards killed in Israeli strikes in Syria final week.
Israel launched a number of missiles on Friday from the occupied Golan Heights towards positions close to Damascus, a part of a collection of assaults over current days together with early Tuesday.
“The Zionists try to focus on the resistance entrance, however the resistance will change into stronger and extra motivated,” mentioned Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps spokesman Ramazan Sharif, in response to the Tasnim Information Company.
“We’ll avenge the blood of martyrs Milad Heidari and Meghdad Mahghani,” he vowed, whereas 1000’s gathered in central Tehran to mourn them, chanting “down with Israel”.
“Observe their path,” Heidari’s mom informed the massive crowd on the funeral, urging them to make sure the victims’ blood was not spilled in useless.
Throughout greater than a decade of civil battle in Syria, Israel has launched a whole bunch of air strikes on its territory, focusing on Iran-backed forces and Lebanese Hezbollah fighters in addition to Syrian military positions.
Iran, a key ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, says it solely deploys navy advisers within the conflict-ravaged nation.
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Iran’s overseas ministry spokesman, Nasser Kanani, accused arch enemy Israel of bringing “battle and insecurity” to the Center East and of “creating discord within the area”.
In an obvious reference to Israel’s current political turmoil and mass protests towards the hard-right authorities’s proposed judicial reforms, he charged that there will probably be “no escape from inner collapse”.