2020 Baghdad Internaitional Airport airstrick
|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
|Location||near Baghdad Internaitional Airport, Baghdad Govrenorate, Iraq|
|Date||3 Januar 2020|
aboot 1:00 a.m. (local time, UTC+3)
|Executit bi||Unitit States|
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]
- 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.
- 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.
- Ghattas, Kim (3 January 2020). "Qassem Soleimani Haunted the Arab World". Global. The Atlantic. Retrieved 5 January 2020.