Over 120 Hezbollah, Basij fighers killed in Syria, report


A Syrian officer who  defected from the army and who is currently on a visit in  Abu Dhabi , United Arab e Emirates revealed to Kuwaiti newspaper al Seyasseh that more than 120 Hezbollah fighters and more than 40 members of the Basij militia  of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard   were killed during clashes with the   the Free Syrian Amy during the past three months.

The officer said that most of the clashes took place in the city of Homs and Damascus suburbs.

The officer added  that the bodies of Hezbollah and Basij fighters were transferred in stages to Tehran on military  aircraft  of the Syrian regime  in order to conceal the  involvement of Hezbollah  and Iran  in the massacres against the Syrian people

The officer also revealed that tens of Hezbollah wounded and disabled  fighters  are currently being treated at Syrian hospitals in Damascus and northern  Syria.

The officer told the daily that the Free Syrian Amy has a list of the Hezbollah and Basij  fighters   that were killed and wounded in Syria

The officer also told the paper that one of the Hezbollah fighters that was killed last October is related to the wife of Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah and another  fighter  is related to Hezbollah MP Hussein Hajj Hassan. Their bodies were transported to Lebanon through an illegal border crossing by the Palestinian PFLP-GC group of Ahmad Jibril and were buried quietly in south Lebanon