2020 Baghdad Internaitional Airport airstrick

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2020 Baghdad Internaitional Airport airstrick
Pairt o the Persie Gulf creesis
File:2020 Baghdad Airport airstrike aftermath.jpg
Wrackage frae the U.S. strike near Baghdad Internaitional Airport, 3 Januar 2020
2020 Baghdad Internaitional Airport airstrick is locatit in Iraq
2020 Baghdad Internaitional Airport airstrick
Location in Iraq
TeepDrone strike[1]
Locationnear Baghdad Internaitional Airport, Baghdad Govrenorate, Iraq
33°15′29″N 44°15′22″E / 33.25806°N 44.25611°E / 33.25806; 44.25611Coordinates: 33°15′29″N 44°15′22″E / 33.25806°N 44.25611°E / 33.25806; 44.25611
TargetQasem Soleimani[2]
Date3 Januar 2020 (2020-01-03)
aboot 1:00 a.m.[3] (local time, UTC+3)
Executit biUnitit States
Casualties10 killed

On 3 Januar 2020, amid risin tensions atween the Unitit States an Iran, the U.S. cairied oot a drone strick on a convoy traivellin near Baghdad Internaitional Airport, killin Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani o the Islamic Revolutionary Gaird Corps (IRGC), commander o the Quds Force, an leetit as a terrorist bi the European Union.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Cohen, Zachary; Alkhshali, Hamdi; Damon, Arwa; Khadder, Kareem (3 January 2020). "US drone strike ordered by Trump kills top Iranian commander in Baghdad". CNN. Archived frae the oreeginal on 3 January 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2020.
  2. Cooper, Helene; Schmitt, Eric; Habermann, Maggie; Callimachi, Rukmini (4 January 2020). "As Tensions With Iran Escalated, Trump Opted for Most Extreme Measure". The New York Times. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  3. Ghattas, Kim (3 January 2020). "Qassem Soleimani Haunted the Arab World". Global. The Atlantic. Retrieved 5 January 2020.