More on airstrikes that killed Soleimani

More on airstrikes that killed Soleimani

US Forces Put on Alert After Baghdad Airport Strikes That Killed Quds Commander Soleimani – Report

The US Armed Forces have been put on high alert after Commander of the Quds Force of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani, had been killed by the US strikes in Baghdad, the Fox News broadcaster reported, citing its sources.


Iran,
Pentagon Confirm 

Death of Quds Commander 

Qasem Soleimani in 

Baghdad Airport Attack

Sputnik,

3
January, 2019

Earlier
in the day, Iraq’s Shia Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) said that
five members of the militia as well as “two guests” had been
killed by rocket fire near the Baghdad International Airport, media
reported.

Commander
of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Maj.
Gen. Qasem Soleimani, 
was
killed by the rocket fire
 near
the Baghdad International Airport, Al Arabiya and Sky News
broadcasters reported on Friday.

The
United States carried out on Friday strikes on two Iran-linked
targets in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, the Reuters news agency
reported, citing unnamed US officials.

Earlier
in the day, a source in the Iraqi security services said that several
people had been killed by the rocket fire.

Iraq’s
Shia Popular Mobilization Forces said its senior official in charge
of public relations, Mohammed Jabiri, had been killed in the incident
along with four other members of the militia and “two guests.”

The
rockets are 
said
to have fallen near the facilities of the Iraqi army
 and
the international coalition. According to Al-Sumaria broadcaster, the
incident injured 12 Iraqi servicemen and killed a civilian.


The
situation in Iraq escalated on Tuesday when Shia protesters attempted
to storm the gates of the US Embassy in Baghdad following airstrikes
on an Iran-backed unit of Kataib Hezbollah operating in the country

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