Fresh airstrikes kill 6 in Hashd al-Shaabi convoy in Iraq after Soleimani's death | Eurasia Diary - ednews.net

23 September, Wednesday


Fresh airstrikes kill 6 in Hashd al-Shaabi convoy in Iraq after Soleimani's death

Strike occurred shortly after killing of top Iranian general, Hashd al-Shaabi commander in US airstrike.

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Six people were killed when airstrikes struck a convoy carrying commanders of Hashd al-Shaabi, or Popular Mobilization Units, in northern Baghdad, local media outlets reported Saturday, Eurasia Diary reports citing Anadolu Agency.

The convoy was in the Taji region when it was struck, according to Al-Sumaria TV which quoted security sources.

It came shortly after U.S. airstrikes killed Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps’ Quds Force Commander Gen. Qasem Soleimani, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, a senior commander of Iraq's Hashd al-Shaabi in an airstrike.

Officials are yet to make a statement regarding the airstrike

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