Iranian Military Advisor killed in Syria

TEHRAN - Khairallah Samadi, a consultant of Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' elite Quds Force, was killed after he was injured by a mortar splinter during battles between Syrian regime forces and ISIS in Albu Kamal, east of Syria , Iranian media outlets reported, Al Arabiya has reported.

Samadi was a retired member of Ansar al-Mahdi Brigade in Zanjan, north of Iran , and he participated in the Iranian-Iraqi war between 1980 and 1988, the Iranian reports added.

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