“We”ll Hit Very Hard And Fast” – Trumps Threatens Attack On Iran If It Retaliates Killing Of Soleimani
President of United States, Donald Trump has warned Iran that if it retaliates the killing of its top leader, General Qassem Soleimani, it will face U.S. attacks on 52 different targets.
Trump’s remarks is coming after Iranian government revealed that it intends to strike at least 35 U.S. targets for their retaliatory attack following the death of General Soleiman, who was killed in a US airstrike ordered by President Trump.
Iranian Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei had promised “harsh revenge” on America for the killing of Soleimani who was considered the second-most powerful Iranian official.
In a series of tweets, Trump accused Iran of “talking very boldly about targeting certain USA assets”.
President Trump said If Iran follows through on their promise, US will target 52 Iranian sites within the country and will strike “very fast and very hard”.
KanyiDaily had reported that General Soleimani was killed at Baghdad’s international airport in Iraq.
He was killed alongside Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the leader of Kata’ib Hezbollah, also called Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF).
The U.S confirmed that President Trump ordered the airstrike that killed the powerful Iranian general because he was planning attacks against US diplomats and other targets.
Iran has condemned the attack and vowed to retaliate. The Iraqi government has also condemned the attack. Both the U.S. and Iran have a lot of influence in Iraq.