The Iranian Revolutionary Guard attacked this morning withn ballistic missiles Targets associated with the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) and “Spies of the Zionist Regime (Israel)” in Territory of Iraq and Syriawhich caused the death of at least two civilians.
According to Iranian media Borna News and Press TV, the Revolutionary Guards reported these attacks on their social networks, while Iraqi security sources confirmed them At least eight rockets fell near the US consulate – a building under construction – in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan, leaving two dead and four injured.
The statement from the Revolutionary Guards shows that these are attacks “in response to the recent crimes against the Islamic Republic” and that they targeted “the headquarters of anti-Iran spies and other terrorist groups in parts of the region.” “The goals were destroyed”adds the note.
In its statement, the Revolutionary Guards point out that the location it attacked with rockets was in Iraqi Kurdistan He“Center for developing espionage operations and planning terrorist actions in the region.”and especially in our country” from espionage by “the Zionist entity,” as they usually refer to the State of Israel in Iran.
“We assure our beloved nation that the Revolutionary Guard’s offensive operations will continue.” until the last drops of the martyrs' blood are avenged.adds the statement.
At least 94 people They were killed on January 3 in a double suicide attack in the Iranian city of Kerman near the grave of Qasem Soleimani, an Iranian general who led the Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force until he was assassinated by the US in a bombing in Iraq in 2020 .
The terrorist group Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack. One of the most brutal attacks on civilians in decades in Iranjust hours after the explosions.
Since then, Iran has arrested about 35 people linked to the attack, and has stated that at least one of the suicide bombers was an “Israeli with Tajik nationality.” The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ali Khameneicalled last week “Destruction” of the “hidden” people responsible for the attackin an apparent reference to the United States and Israel.