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In pictures: Iraqis chanting anti-US slogans mark year since Soleimani killing

Updated : 2021-01-03 18:21:37

Tens of thousands of Iraqis chanting anti-American slogans streamed to Baghdad's central square on Sunday to mark the anniversary of the US killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.

A banner depicting Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, is seen during a gathering marking the one year anniversary of the killing of senior Iranian military commander General Qassem Soleimani and al-Muhandis in a U.S. attack, in Baghdad, Iraq. (REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani)
A banner depicting Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, is seen during a gathering marking the one year anniversary of the killing of senior Iranian military commander General Qassem Soleimani and al-Muhandis in a U.S. attack, in Baghdad, Iraq. (REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani)
Iraqis, including supporters of Hashid Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces), hold placards as they gather to mark the one year anniversary of the killing of senior Iranian military commander General Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. (REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani)
Iraqis, including supporters of Hashid Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces), hold placards as they gather to mark the one year anniversary of the killing of senior Iranian military commander General Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. (REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani)
Soleimani, leader of an elite overseas unit of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, was killed on January 3, 2020, in a U.S. drone strike on his convoy at Baghdad airport, an attack that took U.S.-Iranian hostilities into uncharted waters and stoked concern about a major conflagration. (REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani)
Soleimani, leader of an elite overseas unit of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, was killed on January 3, 2020, in a U.S. drone strike on his convoy at Baghdad airport, an attack that took U.S.-Iranian hostilities into uncharted waters and stoked concern about a major conflagration. (REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani)
A man wears a protective face mask bearing a picture of senior Iranian military commander General Qassem Soleimani. ( REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani)
A man wears a protective face mask bearing a picture of senior Iranian military commander General Qassem Soleimani. ( REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani)
Iraqi woman hold placards as they gather to mark the one year anniversary of the killing of senior Iranian military commander General Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. (REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani)
Iraqi woman hold placards as they gather to mark the one year anniversary of the killing of senior Iranian military commander General Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. (REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani)
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