About 1 million people attended the gathering of General Qasim Solaimani, commander of the Quds Force, the IRGC's Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard in Tehran. This information was given by Nusratullah Lutfi, acting head of the Coordination Council of Iran's Islamic Propaganda Council. Last Monday night, Lutfi told reporters that the janaza had proved to some extent how much the Iranian people who have shown outstanding respect for the dead loved Qasem Solaimani. News – Purse Today
On Friday, US troops killed General Solaimani in a drone strike near the International Airport in Baghdad, Iraq. A total of seven people, including Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy head of Iraq's popular voluntary organization Hashd al-Shababi, were killed in the attack.
The funeral of General Solaimani, al-Muhandis and four other Iranian commanders was held in Tehran on Monday. Al-Muhandis will be sent to Iraq via the southern Iranian border with Shalamache for the burial of dead bodies. Earlier on Saturday, the funerals of the deceased were held in the US Hamala separately in Iraq's Kazemine, Baghdad, Karbala and Najaf cities. Millions of people in Iraq also participate.
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Al-Khamenei on Monday offered the funeral of those killed in Tehran University premises. The country's top military and civilian officials attended the prayer. Later, General Solaimani's body was taken to the city of Kom, south of Tehran. Millions of Muslims also attended the funerals.