The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Slaughtered by unidentified gunmen | Eight members of Syrian Revolutionary Guard Forces eliminated in their headquarters near Al-Mayadeen

Deir Ezzor province: Eight members of the Syrian Revolutionary Guard Forces, which operate under the banner of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps were eliminated in their headquarters nearby Al-Mayadeen city, the “capital of Iranian-backed militias in Syria,” in east Deir Ezzor countryside. According to SOHR sources, unidentified gunmen stormed the headquarters and slaughtered the eight members using knives.


Meanwhile, military and security forces have been put on high alert in the region, amid imposition of strict security measures and inspection of the IDs of passers-by at road corners.


It is worth noting that this is the second attack of its kind in the same region in 48 hours.


Yesterday, SOHR sources reported that three members of IRGC of Syrian nationality were shot dead by gunmen, after storming a military post on the outskirts of Al-Mayadeen city, “the capital of the Iranian militias in eastern Syria”, in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor on the desert side. The members hailed from Hatlah town, which has a “Shiite” majority, and one of the seven villages east of the Euphrates, in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor.