Iranian wrestler killed fighting in Syria

Salehani, 28, was on his fourth deployment to Syria, when he was killed. (Photo courtesy: Ajel)

Iranian wrestler Said Khajeh Salehani has been killed during fighting in Syria, the Saudi Ajel news agency reported citing Iran’s wrestling federation official website.

Salehani, 28, was on his fourth deployment to Syria, when he was killed.

Tehran sends troops to Syria to battle alongside Iran-backed militia including Hezbollah, in their attempt to keep President Bashar al-Assad in power.
 

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:49 - GMT 06:49
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