In the night of 2 January 3, the US launched a missile attack at Baghdad airport. Killed Iranian General, commander of the intelligence agencies, “al-Quds” Islamic revolutionary guard Corps, Qasim Soleimani and Deputy head of the Iraqi Shiite militia, Mohammed al-Jabiri. According to TV channel “Russia 24”, the United States affirm that attacked two Iran-related purposes and that a victim impact really became General Soleimani.
the Pentagon also said that Soleimani had approved the attack by the Shiite militias against the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, which occurred on 31 December. The United States believe that the attack was Iran.
According to the Iraqi military, three rockets fell near the international airport of Baghdad. Reported killed at least five people. At least 12 were injured. Now the airport is closed.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 3, 2020
Donald trump responded to the night’s events, posting on his Twitter the image of the American flag. Any comments he gave. The Pentagon said that the strike was by order of the President of the United States, RIA Novosti reported. United States in the future, take all necessary steps to protect their own interests, said the Agency.
it is Reported that the area of Baghdad where the U.S. Embassy is currently cordoned off by security forces.