Ten pro-Iran militants killed by Islamic State landmine in Syria desert
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At least 10 pro-Iran militants killed Friday by landmines planted by Daesh (ISIS) on a desert road links between Homs and Deir Ezzor province, local news site reported.
Badyia 24 said the landmine attack took place near the town of al-Sukhnah in the eatsern countryside of Homs
A series of ambushes by ISIS on regime forces and allied militias in the central province of Homs have been reported in the last few weeks.
In December, Iran-backed militias have mobilized in the Syrian Desert, known as Badiya, near the historic city of Palmyra, al-Sukhna, the al-Talila area, and the Hail oil field.
All the Shiite militias are working under the command of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), led by Suleiman Rezaei, nicknamed ‘The Iranian’.
Qassem Soleimani, the former leader Quds Forces and all Shiite militias in Syria, was killed on Friday in a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad’s airport midnight along with top Shiite militants.
The killing of the architect of its interventions across the Middle East marks a major escalation in the standoff between Washington and Iran, which has careened from one crisis to another since President Donald Trump withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal and imposed crippling sanctions.