BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 P.M.) – The spokesperson for the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Ramazan Sharif told reporters on Monday that Israel did not strike any Iranian bases in Syria.
“If the IRGC had had 12 casualties, there should have been funerals in Iran for them over the past 20 days,” Brigadier General Ramazan, the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) told reporters on the sidelines of a conference in Tehran on Monday, as reported by the Mehr News Agency.
In response to a question on the latest developments regarding the remaining 7 out of 12 Iranian border guards held hostage in Pakistan, Brigadier General Sharif said that the efforts are continuing to secure their release.
“We hope that through the official and unofficial actions which are underway they will be released as soon as possible,” the IRGC spokesman said.
Israel launched a heavy attack over the Damascus countryside on the night of Sunday, January 20th.
This attack resulted in the destruction of several arms storages and some Syrian military radar sites.