Iran’s top commander warns Israel it committed ‘suicide’ with Damascus drone attack

SpaceWar.com reports: “The top commander of Iran’s military warned Israel on Sunday that it would retaliate after Israel launched an attack Monday that destroyed Iran’s consulate in Damascus, the capital of Syria.

Brig. Gen. Mohammad Reza Zahedi, a top commander in the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, was killed in the strike with his deputy, Gen. Mohammad Hadi Hajriahimi. The Quds Force specializes in unconventional warfare and military intelligence.

Maj. Gen. Mohammad Hossein Bagheri, Iran’s top military commander, said in a statement to the semi-official Iranian Students’ News Agency that the Israeli strike would not go unanswered and that the retaliation would be carried out ‘with precision.’

He said the Damascus strike was ‘suicide committed by Israel’ and would lead to the destruction of U.S.-backed Israel, which has also been conducting military operations in neighboring Lebanon and the occupied Palestinian territory of Gaza…”

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