Iran launches Ballistic missiles in retaliation to the terror attack

At 02:00 on Monday (22:30 GMT on Sunday) Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) launched 6 ballistic missiles into ISIS targets in the east of the Euphrates in Syria.

IRGC further added that 7 drones were also used in the strike operation. This attack is in response to the terror attack in the southern city of Ahvaz that killed 29 people including women and children.

Fateh and Zolfaghar short-range ballistic missiles are the kinds of missile that has been used in the attack. These missiles have travelled over 570 km and have landed on their targets with high accuracy.

(The images above is from the terror attack in Ahvaz that killed 29 and injured over 60 people on 22 September 2018)

According to Syrian Observatory For Human Rights ( which is against Iran), 4 of these missiles have targeted ISIS HQs in Hajin. Unconfirmed reports suggest that 2 missiles have failed however these two missiles may have had different targets than the rest of the missiles.

*More updates are to be expected


This video shows Iranian drones conducting airstrikes.

Saegheh is the name of the drone in this video. This video also shows that IRGC used their domestically developed laser-guided bombs (LGB) called Sadid 342.

Saegheh is believed to be the reverse engineering of the famous US RQ-170 that Iranian managed to take over its control while it was in a spying mission in eastern Iran.


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