IRAN TOP GENERAL Qassem Soleimani KILLED BY US BOMB STRIKE

Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard’s elite Quds Force, and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis were killed late on Thursday

Iranian Revolutionary Guard General Qassem Soleimani. Photo: AP

Iranian Revolutionary Guard General Qassem Soleimani. Photo: AP

Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, a deputy commander

The attack came amid tensions with the United States after a New Year’s Eve attack by Iran-backed militias on the US Embassy in Baghdad. The two-day embassy attack which ended Wednesday prompted President Donald Trump to order about 750 US soldiers deployed to the Middle East.

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