Senior Iranian commander killed in Syria's Aleppo

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Senior Iranian commander killed in Syria's Aleppo

A senior Iranian commander leading Afghan soldiers in Syria killed in clashes in Aleppo province, an Iranian news agency said on Friday.

Hussein Ferdai, a senior commander of the Fatimiyyun brigades, a military force sent to Syria by Iran to support the Assad regime and Hezbollah, has been killed during clashes on Friday afternoon, Tasnim news agency reported.

He was one of the founding members of the Fatimiyyun brigades which has nearly 4,500 soldiers fighting in Syria for the Assad regime.

According to the information gathered from Iranian media, more than 100 members of the Fatimiyyun brigades have been killed in Syria so far.

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