BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 A.M.) – Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) launched six ballistic missiles from an area close to Kermanshah, targeting militants in the region to the east of the Euphrates River in Syria on Monday morning, footage from Iranian State TV showed.
According to the PR office of the Revolutionary Guard Corps, the strike allegedly killed several of the leaders and participants of the deadly Ahvaz attack on September 22.
The ballistic missiles reportedly targeted Abu Kamal, a city on the Euphrates River in the Deir ez-Zor Governorate of eastern Syria, near the border with Iraq and was followed by an airstrike carried out by seven UAVs (Unmanned aerial vehicles).
The missiles were launched under the name ‘Muharram strike’ and travelled a reported distance of 570 kilometres (355 miles) before reaching its targets.
Video credits: IRIB, Ruptly