Reuters / Ronen Zvulun

Iran has confirmed the death of a general with the Revolutionary Guard in an Israeli helicopter strike, carried out in Syria.

The confirmation came in a statement published Monday on the website of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.

At the time of the attack, General Allahdadi was on an assignment, giving “crucial advice” to the Syrian armed forces, battling extremists.

Iranain Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told local media that the helicopter attack was “an act of terror,” and issued a strong condemnation, Press TV reported.

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