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General Qassem Soleimani Assassinated

While Pentagon blamed him for hundreds of deaths of Americans and their allies in several attacks. Trumps called him a ruthless killer and took all the responsibilities of the attack.

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The most powerful Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, killed by the US military forces in an early morning airstrike.

The US took the responsibility of the drone airstrike by saying that it was aimed at preventing future Iranian attacks on the country.

While Pentagon blamed him for hundreds of deaths of Americans and their allies in several attacks. Trumps called him a ruthless killer and took all the responsibilities of the attack.

The airstrike happened just days after the US embassy in Iraq was attacked by Iraq Military.

Qassem Soleimani was Major General of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and long-serving head of Quds Force before the US assassinated him on the Baghdad Airport.

He was the most powerful and popular personality of Iraq, Soleimani was also very well known and revered General in the Middle East. Still, Soleimani’s virtual presence in the West was not so high.

According to US Pentagon statement accused Soleimani of “actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq” and said that US forces had “at the direction of the president” taken “decisive defensive action”.

Soleimani was unknown in Iraq before the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, he became popular after US official called for his assassination.

And after a decade suddenly Soleimani became the most recognizable battlefield commander of Iraq. He was not a politician but Soleimani became powerful as Civilian Leaders.

Iranian Media confirms Soleimani death who was travelling with Senior Military Leaders including Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, who was also died attack was a senior commander in Iraq’s Popular Mobilisation Units.

Iran’s Supreme Commander Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, swear to take a ‘’tough vengeance’’ for the death of Soleimani and other Senior Commanders by saying ‘’the resistance movement will continue with double motivations’’. He called Soleimani a Martyr.


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