Israel hit Iran’s embassy in Damascus – Killed commander of the Guards of the Revolution

Iran’s embassy in Syria as well as the Iranian ambassador’s home targeted it, according to the media in the Middle East. Since Israel’s attack on Syria and specifically in a building near Iran’s embassy in Damascus, eight people have been killed, including a high-ranking commander of the Guards of the Revolution. This reports Iranian and Syrian media, as well as Syrian Human Rights Watch. The Syrian agency SANA broadcast that the blow destroyed Iran’s consulate in Syria. “Israeli blows targeted a building in Mazeh district, Damascus”, an area where many embassies and United Nations offices are housed, broadcast the agency. A correspondent from the French Agency at the point said that the building next to Iran’s embassy was completely destroyed. Sources of security services reported that among the dead is Reza Zahedi, a leading member of the Guards of the Revolution. According to Iranian news site Nournews, Iran’s ambassador Josein Akbari and his family were not injured. The Observatory mentioned a total of eight killed by Israeli missiles that destroyed “a branch of the Iranian embassy in Damascus”, while the Iranian Tasnim news agency, citing unnamed sources, broadcast that five people were killed “by the Israeli blow to the Iranian consulate building”. Earlier, another Iranian agency, SNN, broadcast that among the targets was also a residence of the Iranian ambassador. Photos of the French Agency show a damaged building from which there are only ruins left. At a short distance, dozens of men have gathered while distinguished in the area and an ambulance. A representative of the Israeli army asked about the matter replied: “We don’t comment on foreign media reports”.