Iranians have held a funeral procession on Sunday night in the capital Tehran for five military personnel who were assassinated in an Israeli terror attack in the Syria capital Damascus.
Thousands of people thronged the streets to bid farewell to the five martyrs namely Hojatullah Omidhar, Ali Aghazadeh, Hossein Mohammadi, Saeed Karimi and Mohammad Amin Samadi.
In the air attack on Saturday, the Zionist regime struck a three-story building in a Damascus neighborhood, assassinating a number of Syrian forces as well as five members of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps who were on an advisory mission there at the request of the Syrian government.
The Israeli regime often targets Syria with warplanes and missiles, killing civilians and military personnel. Damascus, which has repeatedly complained to the UN about the Israeli violation of its sovereignty and territorial integrity, says that such Israeli attacks are aimed at propping up terrorists in the country.
In December 2023, Israel assassinated another Iranian military advisor, Brigadier General Seyyed Razi Mousavi in a drone strike on Damascus.
Iran has already warned that Israeli criminal acts will not go unpunished.