Israel strike on Syria 'also killed six Iranians'

Israeli troops patrol the Israeli-occupied sector of the Golan Heights on January 18, 2015 (AFP Photo/Jalaa Marey)

Beirut (AFP) - An Israeli strike on Syria that killed six members of Hezbollah also killed six Iranian solders, including commanders, a source close to the Lebanese Shiite group told AFP on Monday.

"The Israeli strike killed six Iranian soldiers, including commanders, as well as the six members of Hezbollah. They were all in a convoy of three cars," the source said, speaking on condition of anonymity.