Thousands of mourners from the crowd and supporters of the popular crowd participated in the funeral of the leaders of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Qassem Soleimani and leader of the popular crowd Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis, and a number of those who fell in the American raid that targeted them on Friday near Baghdad International Airport.
|Pictures of Soleimani and the engineer raised during the funeral (Reuters)|
The mourners chanted "Death to America" during the funeral that started at one of the gates of the Green Zone in central Baghdad.
|In the thousands, mourners parted in the farewell bodies of Soleimani, the engineer and their companions (Reuters)|
The funeral was attended by the resigned Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, the leader of the State of Law coalition Nuri al-Maliki, the leader of the wisdom stream Ammar al-Hakim, the head of the Popular Mobilization Authority Faleh al-Fayyad, the head of the Alliance Alliance in the Iraqi Parliament Hadi al-Amiri, a number of officials, members of parliament and security leaders.
|Abdul-Mahdi during the mediation of crowds of mourners (Reuters)|
Commenting on the killing, Abdul-Mahdi said that what happened was a flagrant violation of the conditions for the presence of US forces in Iraq.
|Al-Maliki joined crowds of mourners (Reuters)|
This, and the security services have tightened their procedures in the Jadriya area, central Baghdad, which witnessed the gathering of mourners, and closed all roads and bridges leading to it.
|Al-Amiri vowed in a speech during the funeral to remove American forces from Iraq (Reuters)|
During the funeral, Hadi al-Amiri pledged that the price of the blood of Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy chief of the PMF, would be to bring American forces out of Iraq forever, he said.
|The Iraqi government ceremonies were participants in the funeral of the dead bodies (Reuters)|
|Mourners lifted the image of Soleimani and the engineer (Reuters)|
|Another side of the crowds of mourners in Baghdad (European)|
|An element of the popular crowd raises an image of Soleimani and the engineer’s gathering earlier (Reuters)|
|Another aspect of the funeral in Baghdad (European)|