At the start of February 2015 there was news that another member of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) was killed in Iraq. IRGC members were deployed to Iraq shortly after the fall of Mosul in June 2014. They have provided planning, arms, training, and advising to the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF), militias and peshmerga. Many are on the frontlines causing a number of casualties. This was the seventh loss for the IRGC in Iraq.

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