Iran fired missiles on Sunday into eastern Syria, aiming at the bases of militant groups it holds responsible for attacks in Tehran which left 18 dead last week, Iran’s Tasnim news agency reported.  Iranian Revolutionary Guards launched the mid-range ground-to-ground missiles from western Iran into the Deir al Zour region of eastern Syria, killing a “large

number” of terrorists and destroying their equipment and weapons, it said.  The missiles targeted the “headquarters and gathering centers of Takfiri terrorists supporting and building car bombs”, it said. Reuters could not independently verify the report. Military leaders and officials in Iran, a predominantly Shi’ite country, often refer to Sunni Muslim radicals as Takfiris. READ MORE