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Mourners attend the funeral procession of the Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, head of the elite Quds Force of the Revolutionary Guards, and the Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, who were killed in an air strike at Baghdad airport, in Kerbala, Iraq, January 4, 2020.(REUTERS)

‘Deeply concerned’: India dials Tehran over ‘serious turn of developments’ after top Iran general’s death

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 08:45 AM IST
The external affairs minister had a word with the Iranian leader barely days after Iran’s top military commander Soleimani was killed in an US air strike as his convoy left the airport at Baghdad. Soleimani was the head of Iran’s elite Quds military force and one of the most powerful figures in the Islamic world.
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