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Iranian Revolutionary Guard senior commander killed in Syria blast that destroyed consulate building

A SENIOR commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard has reportedly been killed in a strike that destroyed the Iranian consulate building.

Mohammad Reza Zahedi has been named by Iranian state TV as the boss who died in the blast in Damascus, Syria.

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Horror pics showed the building reduced to rubble in Damascus[/caption]

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Iranian media said it was an Israeli strike[/caption]

Four others were reportedly killed in the strike, too, and it’s feared more bodies could be found.

The ambassador is said to have survived.

Tehran’s ambassador to Damascus has now said that the Iranian response to the strike will be “harsh”. 

Horror pics show the Iranian consulate in Damascus reduced to rubble.

Smoke could be seen billowing into the sky, while crowds gathered on the streets.

Both a Lebanese security source who spoke to Reuters and Iran’s Tasnim news agency claimed it had been an Israeli airstrike. 

SkyNews reported an Israeli military spokesperson said: “We do not comment on reports in the foreign media.”

 Iranian state television reported this was an “assassination attempt”.


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