Drone Strike Ordered By Trump Kills Top Iranian Commander


A US drone strike ordered byPresident Donald Trump on Baghdad airport has killed a top Iranian commander.

The Pentagon on Thursday confirmed a strike killed Qasem Soleimani, who as head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force became the architect of Tehran's proxy conflicts in the Middle East. A US defense official told CNN the strike was carried out with a drone.

The New York City Police Department is now stepping up security around the five boroughs since now Iran is threatening revenge.

“Have spoken with Commissioner Shea + Dep Commissioner Miller about immediate steps NYPD will take to protect key NYC locations from any attempt by Iran or its terrorist allies to retaliate against America,”Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Twitter this morning. “We will have to be vigilant against this threat for a long time to come,” he continued.

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