Iraq: Thousands mourn Soleimani and al-Muhandis as bodies arrive in Najaf

Thousands of people arrived at the Shia holy city of Najaf on Saturday, to take part in the funeral ceremony of Iranian Quds Force General Qasem Soleimani and Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) leader Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. Mourners could be seen rallied in the streets and crowding the Imam Ali Holy Shrine, as the caskets were transported into the sanctuary. The ceremony was preceded by a... Еще procession, which started in Baghdad's Green Zone, before moving towards Kerbala and Najaf. Soleimani's body will be returned to Iran on Sunday, where he will be buried in his home town of Kerman.

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