A senior commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) was assassinated overnight Sunday, some media reports say.

Iran PressMiddle East: The reports say that Muslim Shahdan was assassinated near the border between Syria and Iraq on Sunday night.

A drone has reportedly targeted the Iranian commander’s car near the border.

Al-Mayadin has denied the report, although some Arab media outlets quoted Iraqi sources as saying.

No other details were provided and Iran has neither confirmed nor denied reports of Shahdan's assassination.