The U.S. tried and failed to kill another top Iranian military official on the same day last week a top Iranian commander was killed in a drone strike in Baghdad.
According to unnamed U.S. officials, the U.S. reportedly tried to kill Abdul Reza Shahlai, a high-ranking commander in Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, in a separate attack.No details were provided about the second highly-classified operation.
No details were provided about the second highly-classified operation.
The airstrike was attempted on the same day General Qasem Soleimani was killed.
According to the U.S. officials, Shahlai and Soleimani were approved military targets.