Was an IRGC officer really killed near the Syria-Iraq border?

Was an IRGC officer really killed near the Syria-Iraq border
Was an IRGC officer really killed near the Syria-Iraq border?



Just days after the high-profile killing of Iranian nuclear general Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, another Iranian officer was killed in the far-off desert sands between Iraq and Syria. Iranian officer


He was supposedly killed sometime in the evening between Saturday and Sunday, November 28-29. The report appeared in Reuters and other media outlets.


He was alleged to have been involved in the procurement of weapons. Several others may have also been killed.


But there were few details. No name of the man. No reports in Iran. Denials in the border area. It’s the Middle East though – and it took place in an area of the border that is difficult to get to, and where there is no free media.


That means truth and fiction blend together. Rumors spread. Agendas can be set by people who feed information to online media with the goal of laundering the information through other reports.


Many have chimed in as to what may have happened or not happened.


The incident is interesting because it is one of many like this that form part of the narrative of what is, or is not, happening in the shadowy “war between the wars” in Syria.


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