Top Iranian General Among 7 Killed In US Air Strike
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At the direction of the President, the U.S. military has taken decisive defensive action to protect U.S. personnel abroad by killing Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force, a US-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization.— The White House (@WhiteHouse) January 3, 2020
Donald Trump posted an image of the US Flag, minutes after reports of Gen Qaseem Soleimani’s death.
Iran's Revolutionary Guards confirmed in a statement that Soleimani was killed. Apart from Gen Qassem Soleimani, the strike also killed Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy commander of Iran-backed militias known as the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF).
General Soleimani was actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the region. https://t.co/Me5DMvMgSp— The White House (@WhiteHouse) January 3, 2020