Iran bombs ISIS in eastern Syria as int’l coalition official denies reports
In the early morning of Monday, Iran based media reported heavy missile attack claimed targeting ISIS positions in eastern Syria, publishing photos and videos.
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (#IRGC) strikes the gatherings of the ringleaders of the recent terror attack in the southern Iranian city of #Ahvaz, in the east of the Euphrates with several surface-to-surface ballistic missiles. https://t.co/fK2IJCoAYC pic.twitter.com/P6C37VapO4
— Press TV (@PressTV) October 1, 2018
On the other hand, the official spokesman of the US-led coalition denied in a statement any Iranian strikes in eastern Syria, saying “Iranian forces did conduct a no notice strike last night”, stressing “no coalition forces in danger.
Iranian forces did conduct a no notice strike last night in the MERV and open sources state they were targeting militants blamed for the recent attacks on the Iranian military parade. The Coalition forces is still assessing the strike and no #Coalition forces in danger.
— OIR Spokesman Col. Wayne Marotto (@OIRSpox) October 1, 2018
On 22 September 2018, a military parade was attacked by ISIS militants in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz. The shooters killed 25 people, including soldiers of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and civilian bystanders.