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5 pro-Iran Afghans killed fighting in Syria

5 pro-Iran Afghans killed fighting in Syria

Mar 15, 2018 - 14:01

KABUL (Pajhwok): Five pro-Iran Afghan nationals have been killed during clashes in Syria, a newspaper reported on Thursday.

The Syrian Observer F\the five militants belonged to the Afghan Fatimioun militia, which is loyal to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.

The dead were identified as Syed Akbar Husseini, Mohammad Essa Ahmadi, Murtaza Karim, Salim Safrezedeh and Ghulam Mohseni.

According to the online daily, themilitants were later laid to rest in different Iranian cities.

The Fatimioun brigades,comprised of Afghans, are allegedly fighting alongside Iranian militias in support of President Bashar al-Assad’s forces.

PAN Monitor/mud