Israel assassinated IRGC senior military advisor Brigadier Seyed Razi Mousavi in a bombing of his residence in southeastern Damascus in the early evening hours of today, Monday 25 December.
A strong sound of explosion was heard in the Syrian capital Damascus, especially in the eastern suburbs of the city, the explosion was coming from the outskirts of Sayyidah Zaynab suburb; locals shared footage showing smoke rising in the air from the targeted site:
Local sources said that the bombing was carried out using 3 missiles, which remains unconfirmed by the time of writing this report awaiting an official Syrian military statement.
Iranian media confirmed the assassination of Brigadier Seyed Razi Mousavi in the Israeli bombing of southeastern Damascus describing the slain advisor as an official military advisor attache at the Iranian embassy in Syria and that he was carrying out his daily duties from his office in the embassy during the day before returning to his residence which was bombed by Israel.
Brigadier Seyed Razi Mousavi played an important role in the past decade within his capacity in the IRGC combating NATO-sponsored Al Qaeda and ISIS terrorists in Syria.
This is the second war crime committed by the USA and its military outpost Israel against Iran, assassinating army officers of another country not at declared war with is a war crime, and assassinating a military attache in an embassy is a blatant breach of international law and diplomatic norms. The first was, of course, when Trump murdered IRGC’s top commander Qasem Soleimani near Baghdad International Airport when Soleimani was on an official peace mission upon an invitation of the Iraqi prime minister.
When Trump murdered IRGC Commander Qassim Soleimani, dozens of US Army personnel suffered ‘headaches’ from the missiles that hammered their bases in Iraq, the ‘headaches’ were so severe that the ‘injured’ needed to be transported to the US main military hospital in Germany!
Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi mourned the slain advisor and vowed to retaliate to this crime committed by the Zionist entity.
Iranian foreign ministry and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps IRGC mourned their commander, both entities vowed to retaliate the killing at a time and place to be decided by the IRGC.
Israel is trying its level best to ignite a regional war since the first signs of the US decision to reduce its military footprint in the region, especially after the humiliating defeat it was delivered by the Palestinian fighters in Gaza who managed to reverse the 6 days war bragging by Israel by a 6 hours military operation by ragtag fighters. Israel wants desperately to take advantage of the unprecedented US military build-up by its Western sponsors, namely the USA in the region before the imminent collapse of the US empire.
Bombings of Syria by Israel are always followed by a retaliatory bombing of the illegal US military bases in Syria, this will not be an exception, in addition, the bombing of an IRGC commander is always followed by the bombing of US Army bases in Iraq, this will not be an exception, in addition to that, experience told us that murdering an Iranian Army official is followed by retaliatory bombings that result in ‘fatal’ ‘headaches’ among US Army personnel in the region, Israeli officials can be included in this time’s retaliation, we believe.
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