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Thousands in Iraq mourn top Iranian general killed by U.S.; rockets fired in Baghdad

Reuters Saturday, 4 January 2020
With shouts of "Death to America", tens of thousands of people marched in Iraq on Saturday to mourn Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani and an Iraqi militia leader 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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