Documentation: 44 foreign fighters killed fighting for the Regime in Syria | archicivilians
As shown, most of the fighters (18) are Afghans from Fatimiyun Brigade, a militia that was formed by the Iranian IRGC (Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps), that contains Shiite Afghan fighters who are living in Iran, and the same thing for the Shiite Pakistani fighters.
The top leaders in Fatimiyun Brigade were killed in the battles of Southern Syria, against Syrian Rebels:
- Alireza Tavassoli (top leader of Fatimiyun Brigade).
- Reza Bakhshy.
- Mehdi Sabery.