Body of General Qassem Soleimani arrives in Tehran

  • 10:56 06 January 2020

Body of General Qassem Soleimani arrives in Tehran

The body of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani as the great commander of the IRGC's Quds Forces and his Martyrs fellow combatants, Commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis arrived in Tehran this morning, ONA's Tehran bureau reports.

The funeral procession of Lieutenant-General Qasem Soleimani has started at the University of Tehran on Monday

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei is to talk part in the ceremony and say the prayer on his body. 

Note that Lieutenant General Soleimani and the acting commander of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) - known as the Hash al-Shaabi - Abu Mahdi Al-Mohandes, who were separately leaving Baghdad airport in two cars were targeted and killed.

Suleyman Farzaliyev