Report: Iranian Soldiers Seen Fighting Islamic State in Syria

Fighters of the People's Protection Units (YPG), a mainly-Kurdish militia in Syria, fires their guns towards positions of militants of the so called Islamic State (IS) in Al Sinaa neighborhood, eastern Raqqa, Syria, 06 July 2017. Syrian activists say Islamic State group fighters are battling to repel the advance of …
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Ynetnews reports: Rare footage broadcast on Al Mayadeen on Wednesday showed troops from Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in close quarters combat with fighters from the Islamic State (ISIS) during the battles in Hamimah on the outskirts of Homs.

The IRGC’s symbol can be clearly seen on the uniforms of the fighters, who are seen charging while shooting at one of the buildings, which was apparently under ISIS control

The video also shows rockets and missiles being fired at ISIS targets. According to reports in Lebanon, the IRGC launched a revenge campaign against the Sunni terror organization after ISIS executed IRGC commander Muhsin Hajaji last week on the Syria-Iraq border.

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