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Eight pro-Iran fighters killed from Israeli air strikes in Syria

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Israeli air strikes in Syria overnight killed at least eight fighters operating in pro-Iran militias, a war monitoring group said Wednesday.

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The strikes near the capital Damascus targeted an arms depot and a position held by Iranian forces and their Lebanese ally Hezbollah, but the nationalities of the dead fighters was not immediately know, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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