Qassem Soleimani: thousands turn up to mourn commander

Thousands turned up on Saturday to mourn the death of Iran commander Qassem Soleimani and fellow leader Abu mahdi al-Muhandis.

The two were killed following a U.S airstrike at Baghdad airport under the command of President Donald Trump.

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A shadow war is set to spark between the Americans and the Middle East including Iran allies, Israel and Saudi Arabia.

Following the attacks, the U.S ordered the immediate return of its citizens including those working at Iraq oil fields.

Allies of the US, Britain has also called its citizens to fly back to the country as they issued travel advisory to those heading to Iraq.

Possibilities of attacks are also high following sentiments by Gholamali Abuhamzeh who is also a commander promising to deal with Americans where they are.

In his defense President Donald Trump said Soleimani had been planning attacks against them and they have got him.

His burial will not be done soon as his body is set to transferred to the Iraq border of Khuzestan before he is taken to the holly city of Mashhad and finally to his hometown of Kerman.

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Slavian Mwangecho
Passionate blogger on a day to day activities happening in Kenya, Africa and around the world. A keen follower of the latest news making headlines around the world

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