Leader of Islamic Revolution leads prayers on body of Lt. Gen. Soleimani

TEHRAN, Jan. 06 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei led prayers on the body of martyr Lt. Gen. Qasem Soleimani and his martyred companions at the campus of University of Tehran.

After performing prayers, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution bid farewell with the body of martyr Lt. Gen. Qasem Soleimani.

The funeral procession for Lt. Gen. Qasem Solaimani and his companions is underway in Tehran with the massive turnout of mourners in capital Tehran.  

The United States terrorist forces assassinated Lt. General Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the second-in-command of Iraq’s pro-government Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) — better known as Hashd al-Sha’abi — in an airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport early on Friday.

Iran has vowed a harsh vengeance "in due time and right place" on criminals behind Soleimani's assassination.

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