Iranian General Martyred in Syria
Brigadier General Mohsen Qajarian, the commander of Imam Reza Armored Brigade 1 from Neishabour, Northeastern Iran, was martyred in an attack by the ISIL Takfiri terrorists while on duty.
Brigadier General Qajarian had been in Syria for sometime offeirng military advice to the Syrian Army and popular forces in their fight against ISIL.
In September 2014, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Gholam Ali Rashid had announced that Iran’s military advisors were present in friendly regional states to provide them with necessary military recommendations.
“Some of our commanders are in the field to give military advice to the Iraqi army, Lebanon’s Hezbollah and the Palestinian resistance movement,” Major General Rashid said, addressing a conference attended by a group of senior military commanders in Tehran.