Fears grow of bloody reprisal after Qassem Suleimani assassination

Rockets crash close to US embassy compound in Baghdad while huge crowds mourn Iranian general

Huge crowds joined funeral processions for Qassem Suleimani in Baghdad and Tehran on Saturday as calls to avenge the Iranian general’s death mounted and the US case for ordering his assassination was increasingly called into question.

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Source: theguardian