Thousands rally in Baghdad to pay homage to Gen. Soleimani, Muhandis, fallen resistance fighters

Thousands rally in Baghdad to pay homage to Gen. Soleimani, Muhandis, fallen resistance fighters

Thousands of people have staged a mass rally in Iraq to pay tribute to top Iranian anti-terror commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani and his Iraqi trenchmate Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy head of the Popular Mobilization Units, who were assassinated in a US drone strike near Baghdad airport last January.

The demonstrators took to the streets in the capital Baghdad on Friday, holding up pictures of the two legendary commanders and members of the anti-terror Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) or Hashd al-Sha’abi, who were martyred in battles against the Daesh Takfiri terrorists.

“Having spent weeks of sorrow and hardship, peaceful demonstrators and marchers are gathering on the Friday of Insight to renew their allegiance with those who sacrificed their lives to obtain justice, and to confront those conspiring against our future. The demonstrators oppose any form of normalization of relations with Israel and capitulation to criminal American occupiers,” the participants said in a…

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