TRENDING PHOTOS: Protest in Nigeria over US killing of Iranian General Soleimani

NEWS DIGEST – Photos of Nigerians from the Northern part of the country protesting the killing of top Iranian commander, Major-General Qassem Soleimani in a US airstrike, is trending on social media.

The cross section of photographs, which was sighted on Facebook by the News Digest, had a message that read: “Death to America, Death to Israel.”

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News Digest reports that the US confirmed killing the Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in a “defensive action,” the Pentagon says.

“At the direction of the President, the US military has taken decisive defensive action to protect U.S. personnel abroad by killing Qassem Soleimani,” the Pentagon statement reads.

The Pentagon says Soleimani was “actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the region.”

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