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Senior Kataib Hezbollah commander killed in US drone strike in Baghdad

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Senior Kataib Hezbollah commander killed in US drone strike in Baghdad

The United States reported several casualties in an attack on a US military base in Jordan late last monthiranThe Iraqi militia Kata’ib Hezbollah, which it supports, has been linked to the incident. On the evening of the 7th, the US military sent drones and attacked east of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing three members of the Hezbollah brigade, including a senior commander.

The Guardian and others reported that a US drone accurately bombed a car driving on a busy road in the al-Mashtal area of ‚Äč‚Äčeastern Baghdad, causing several powerful explosions and burning the vehicle to scrap.

One of the dead is believed to be Abu Baqir al-Saadi, a senior commander of Kata’ib Hezbollah. After this, people gathered at the scene and started shouting, “America is the biggest devil.” A large number of police and SWAT teams were deployed at the scene. There are reports that people also went to the heavily guarded United StatesEmbassyOppose.

US Central Command said the commander was killed “in response to attacks on US service members”. It said the commander was responsible for directing the attacks on US troops stationed in the area and that “there is currently no indication of any collateral damage or civilian casualties.”

In response, the Iran-backed militia group “Harakat al-Nujaba” issued a statement vowing “targeted retaliation” and not letting those who committed crimes go unpunished.

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