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Ali Reza Tavassoli

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Ali Reza Tavassoli (Persian: علیرضا توسلی‎‎; 1962 – 28 February 2015) was the Afghan Shia commander of the Fatemiyoun Brigade. He was killed in action fighting Jabhat al-Nusra in Daraa, Syria.

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Biography

Ali Reza Tavassoli was born in 1962 in Afghanistan. Tavassoli lived in Mashhad and studied in Qom, Iran. He graduated from Al-Mustafa International University. He was an Afghan volunteer in the Iran-Iraq War.

In Syria

He was appointed by Qassem Soleimani, Iranian commander of the Quds Force, as commander of Shia volunteers from Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen. On 2014, he organized Afghan Shia volunteers and formed the Fatemiyoun Brigade to protect holy Shia shrines in Syria. In Syria, Tavassoli is known as Abu Hamed.

Death

On 28 February 2015, Ali Reza Tavassoli was killed while fighting Jabhat al-Nusra in Daraa, south of Damascus. He was buried in Mashhad.

References

Ali Reza Tavassoli Wikipedia


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