Thousands Turn Out In Tehran For Funeral Of Slain Commander Qasem Soleimani

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Millions of Iranians bade farewell and paid their last respect to Lieutenant-General Qasem Soleimani on Monday, who was killed in a US air strike in Baghdad on Friday. State news agency IRNA described Soleimani as "the hero of liberating the Middle East from the vice and wickedness of the US-made terror groups, including Daesh (ISIS").

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General Soleimani, the commander of Quds Force of Iran's IRGC and Abu Mahdi Al-Mohandes, the acting commander of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), along with eight other Iraqi and Iranian military men, were killed in the US strike ordered by order US President, Donald Trump.

(Lieutenant-General Qasem Soleimani)

Millions of Iranians all around the country took the streets on Sunday and Monday to condemn the terror act of the US. They took to streets holding the pictures of Late General Soleimani and flags of Iran, chanting "Down with the US" and "Down with Israel".

(Courtesy: IRNA)

Iran has promised "tough revenge" for the targeted airstrike against the Commander, saying the US is accountable for state terrorism.