Syria: 16 Killed by Israeli Attack at Iran Embassy in Damascus · Global Voices

The 16 are the dead, including two civilians, from the Israeli blow to his consulate in the latest account announced by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (OSDH). “The account of Israeli wounds in the branch of Iran’s embassy in Damascus amounts to 16 dead: eight Iranians, five Syrians and one Lebanese – all militants – and two civilians, a woman with her son,” said Rami Abdel Rahman, the director of OSDH, based in Britain. The previous account of the non-governmental organization reported 13 dead. A Syrian Civil Protection Agency executive reported on Tuesday at the French Agency that rescuers found a woman about 50 years old dead. On the same day Hezbollah announced that a militant was killed by Israel and a source adjacent to the Lebanese organization specified that this man was killed in Damascus. From the Israeli blows the Iranian consulate was completely destroyed and seven members of the Guards of the Revolution, Iran’s ideological army, were killed. Among the victims were two Conch Force generals, Mohammad Reza Zahedi and Mohammad Hadi Haji Rahimi. According to OSDH, General Zahedi, killed along with his assistant, was the commander of the Conch Force for Syria, Lebanon and Palestine.