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3 pro-Iran military experts killed in air strike in Syria

Iranian Revolutionary Guards march during a parade commemorating the 31st anniversary of Iran-Iraq war on September 22, 2011 in Tehran, Iran [Kaveh Kazemi / Getty Images]
Iranian Revolutionary Guards march in Tehran, Iran on 22 September 2016 in Tehran, Iran [Kaveh Kazemi / Getty Images]

Three pro-Iranian Revolutionary Guards "military experts" from Iraq and Iran were killed in an air strike in eastern Syria yesterday, local media outlets reported.

The Ain Al-Furat website said an "unidentified" drone targeted a convoy of pro-Iran military experts near Sabikhan village in Syria's eastern Deir Ez-Zor province killing three passengers: two Iraqis and an Iranian.

The site said the targeted cars were carrying a "monitoring and inspection" committee of military experts who came from Iraq two days ago to inspect the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' positions in Deir Ez-Zor.

According to the site, the committee included 15 "military experts" from Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan.

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