Deputy commander of IRGC passes away
Deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Qods Force Brigadier General Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Hejazi has passe away due to a heart disorder.
The news came out by a statement from IRGC on Sunday evening.
Deputy Commander of Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Qods Force Brigadier General Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Hejazi who was suffering from a heart disorder passed away on Sunday evening," the statement read in part.
He was the commander of the Basij (popular mobilization) force for ten years after the war, the head of the IRGC Joint Chief of Staff, deputy IRGC chief, and logistical support for IRI Armed Forces Industrial Research and Armed Forces Industries.
Brigadier General Hejazi was also for a while the head of IRGC forces in Lebanon and used his experience in combat against the ISIS forces in Syria.
After Brigadier General Qassem Soleimani’s martyrdom in Iraqi by the criminal hands of the US forces he became the deputy chief of the IRGC Quds force.
The IRGC has consoled the Supreme Leader, the Iranian nation, and Hejazi’s fellow combatants at IRGC on the sad occasion, and announced that his funeral procession will be held tomorrow while observing the entire medical health protocols of the National Headquarters for Campaign against Corona.