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US threatens to hit 52 Iranian sites “very hard”


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

05th Jan, 2020. 09:36 am
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Trump warns Iran

President of United States (US) threatens to hit 52 Iranian sites  very hard  if Iran attacks US assets or diplomats.

Mr Trump issued a stern threat to Iran on Twitter.

Iran, Mr Trump wrote, “is talking very boldly about targeting certain USA assets” in response to Soleimani’s death.

Furthermore, Mr Trump said the United States has “targeted 52 Iranian sites” and that some were “at a very high level & important to Iran & the Iranian culture, and those targets, and Iran itself, WILL BE HIT VERY FAST AND VERY HARD”.

Also Read: Thousands attend Suleimani’s funeral procession in Baghdad

“The USA wants no more threats!”

Mr Trump said, adding that :

the 52 targets represented the 52 Americans who were held hostage in Iran for 444 days after being seized at the US embassy in Tehran in November 1979.

Funeral Procession

Earlier, Funeral procession of the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ elite Quds Force Maj Gen Qasem Soleimani held today in Bhaghdad.

According to details, thousands of people have marched in a funeral procession of Maj Gen Qasem Soleimani and other leaders who were killed in a US airstrike.

Iranian officials stated that a public farewell was planned in Tehran for for Iran’s top general and other Iraqi leaders on Sunday.

Moreover, The procession began at the Imam Kadhim shrine in Baghdad and People marched in the streets alongside militia vehicles in a solemn procession.

Participants were chanting “no, no, America,” and “death to America, death to Israel.”

One of the mourner said that the funeral was an expression of loyalty to those killed. “It is a painful strike, but it will not shake us,” he said.

Iraq’s prime minister, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, and leaders of Iran-backed militias attended the funeral procession

Also Read: Khamenei announces 3 days mourning, revenge for the IRGC’s Commander

Another airstrike carried out in Iraq which killed 6 people, the local news reported. The attack had happened a day after Soleimani’s murder.

According to an international news agency, six people killed in the airstrike. The attack hit the militia group in the early Saturday morning.

However, The US President Donald Trump said that Qasem Suleimani killed to stop the war.

The US President explained the assassination of Iran’s top Commander Qasem Soleimani.

He said that the aim “to stop the war, not to start one.”

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