Iran’s has announced that it has launched missiles into Syria, targeting Islamic State fighters in retaliation for recent attacks in Tehran.

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps announced that it has conducted missile attacks against sites in Syria in retaliation for deadly terrorist attacks in Tehran.

In a statement, the IRGC public relations office said:

“To that end the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps a while ago has conducted missile attacks on Takfiri terrorists’ command centers, gatherings, logistic sites and factories of suicide car bombs in Deir ez-Zor region, east of Syria. A number of mid-range ground-to-ground missiles were fired from the IRGC aerospace force’s bases in Iran’s western provinces of Kermanshah and Kurdistan.”

The IRGC added:

“The punitive and retaliatory move has conveyed a clear message to Takfiri terrorists and their regional and trans-regional sponsors” that the repetition of any evil move against the Iranian nation would ignite the IRGC’s retaliatory act against criminal perpetrators.”

The operation came after terrorists launched attacks on Iran’s parliament building in downtown Tehran.

George has a degree in Cyber Security from Glasgow Caledonian University and has a keen interest in naval and cyber security matters and has appeared on national radio and television to discuss current events. He also works for the NHS. George is on Twitter at @geoallison
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