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Lebanese Hezbollah deputy chief in Tehran to pay respects after Soleimani killed

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Lebanese Hezbollah’s Deputy Secretary-General, Naim Qassem, arrived at slain IRGC commander Qassem Soleimani’s house in Tehran on Sunday to pay respects, the Iranian semi-official Fars News Agency reported.

Fars also posted a video on its Twitter account showing the arrival of Qassem.

Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite IRGC - Quds Force, was killed in a US airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport on Friday.

Social media users have also been circulating a photo of Soleimani kissing the forehead of Hezbollah’s Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah.