Three gunmen from the Tehran-backed Fatemiyoun Division, who are affiliated to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), were killed yesterday in clashes in Syria, Iran’s Tasnim News Agency reported.
The militants included Hamed Hussien Zadeh, Amin Husseini and Sayyid Nabi Husseini. was, according to the agency.
The Fatemiyoun Division (formerly Brigade) is a militia of Shiite Afghan refugees which was formed early 2014 and trained by both IRGC and Hezbollah.
According to unofficial figures, some 2,400 IRGC soldiers have been killed in Syria since clashes erupted.