Iranian military adviser Saeed Abiyar died in Syria on the night of June 3 due to an Israeli air force strike on a target in Aleppo, according to the Iranian TV channel SNN.

Abiyar was a member of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps stationed in Syria to train pro-Iranian militias.

Explosions occurred at a copper plant in Aleppo on the night of June 3. The Syrian Defense Ministry blamed Israel for the airstrikes near the northern city of Aleppo.

The Syrian Ministry of Defense stated: “At approximately 12:20 AM, the Israeli enemy carried out airstrikes from the southeast of Aleppo, targeting sites in the vicinity of Aleppo. As a result, several people were killed, and some material damage was caused.”

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that at least 12 pro-Iranian militants, including both foreigners and Syrians, were killed in strikes on a facility in Hayyan, near Aleppo.