Iran Fires Missiles at Militants in Syria

October 1, 2018



Iran fired six ballistic missiles at alleged Islamic State militants in Syria in response to a recent attack on a military parade in Iran, allegedly conducted by the group. The missiles, believed to be the domestically produced Zolfaqar and Qiam missiles, were launched from Kermanshah and flew 570 kilometers (354 miles) before hitting their targets in southeastern Syria, according to Iranian officials.