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Tens of thousands march in Baghdad to mourn Soleimani, others killed in U.S. air strike

Reuters Saturday, 4 January 2020
Tens of thousands of people marched in Baghdad on Saturday to mourn Iran's military commander Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, who were killed in a U.S. air strike that has raised the specter of wider conflict in the Middle East.
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