IRGC Deploys Reinforcements to Albu Kamal

Graduation ceremony for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) cadets at Imam Hussein University in Tehrān, October 14, 2019. AY-COLLECTION/SIPA/Shutterstock
The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps sent military reinforcements, including dozens of members coming from Iraq, to military sites in the city of Albu Kamal, east of Deir Ezzor.

Deir Ezzor 24 website reported, two buses carrying about 50 members entered Syria from Iraqi territory via the “Sikkak” crossing.

They headed towards the city of Albu Kamal, accompanied by two four-wheel drive cars. According to local sources, the buses took the officers to the Security Associations Square in the city of Albu Kamal.

IRGC-affiliated militias have also transferred their military courses to local operatives. From the town of Ayyash in the western countryside of Deir Ezzor to the vanguard warehouse in Deir Ezzor city.

The move comes after the Abu al-Fadl al-Abbas camp came under recent attacks by the US.

Explosions rang out in the countryside of Deir Ezzor in eastern Syria due to “mutual shelling” between international coalition forces and pro-Iranian militias, amid reports of deaths from the latter.

The international coalition forces fired missiles at the positions of Iranian militias in the desert of Mayadeen. At least two operatives were killed, while other sources spoke of three deaths.

The coalition bombardment came in response to the targeting of pro-Iranian militias. The base of the American “Omar” oil field by throwing a rocket, noting that some of the rockets landed in the “Green Village”.

However, Pentagon deputy spokeswoman Sabrina Singh denied this. During a press conference held yesterday evening, saying US forces in Syria and Iraq have not been attacked since the fourth of this month. Contrary to reports that these bases were subjected to rocket attacks.


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