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Abolfazal Alijani, IRGC General Reportedly Killed in Syria

Members of special IRGC forces attend a rally marking the annual Quds Day, or Jerusalem Day, on the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan in Tehran, Iran, April 29, 2022. (photo credit: MAJID ASGARIPOUR/WANA (WEST ASIA NEWS AGENCY) VIA REUTERS)
Members of special IRGC forces attend a rally marking the annual Quds Day, or Jerusalem Day, on the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan in Tehran, Iran, April 29, 2022. (photo credit: MAJID ASGARIPOUR/WANA (WEST ASIA NEWS AGENCY) VIA REUTERS)

A senior officer in Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Brigadier General Abolfazal Alijani, was killed in the Aleppo region of Syria on Monday morning, according to Iran International.

Alijani was a “military adviser” from the city of Isfahan; the circumstances of his death are not yet clear.

Iranian authorities stated that Alijabi was a senior ranking officer in the IRGC. He will be laid to rest in Iran in the coming days, according to Kan.

Last week three Syrian officers were killed in an attack. Syrian media reported that air defense systems had been activated following an attack by the Israeli Air Force in the Tartus area, located northwest of Damascus, according to Maariv.

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