Efforts underway for transferring bodies of martyrs to Iran: envoy

TEHRAN, Jan. 03 (MNA) – Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi said that 10 people along with IRGC’s Quds Brigade Gen. Ghasem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the Deputy Commander of Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMU) were assassinated on Friday following the US airstrike in Iraq.

He said, “with the coordination made in this regard, we are transferring bodies of the martyrs to the Islamic Republic of Iran.”

Major General of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) and Deputy Commander of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (the Hash al-Shaabi) Abu Mahdi Al-Mohandes, who were separately leaving Baghdad airport in two cars were targeted and assassinated early hours of morning on Friday.


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