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Thousands mourn Iran-backed paramilitary linchpin in southern Iraq

Reuters Tuesday, 7 January 2020
Thousands of Iraqis packed the streets of Basra on Tuesday to mourn militia leader Jamal Jaafar Ibrahimi, known as Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, killed last week by a U.S. air strike alongside his Iranian mentor Qassim Soleimani.
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