Iran Executes Man Convicted of Giving Data About Soleimani to U.S.

Iran Executes Man Convicted of Giving Information About Soleimani to U.S.

(TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran executed a person convicted of offering info to the US and Israel a few distinguished Revolutionary Guard common later killed by a U.S. drone strike, state TV reported on Monday.

The report stated the demise sentence was carried out in opposition to Mahmoud Mousavi Majd, with out elaborating.

The nation’s judiciary had stated in June that Majd was “linked to the CIA and the Mossad,” the Israeli intelligence company, and alleged that Majd shared safety info on the Guard and its expeditionary unit, known as the Quds, or Jerusalem Power, which Qassem Soleimani commanded.

Soleimani was killed in an American drone strike in Baghdad in January.

The strike additionally killed Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of Iran-backed militias in Iraq generally known as the Common Mobilization Forces, and 5 others.

Iran later retaliated for Soleimani’s killing with a ballistic missile strike focusing on US forces in Iraq. That very same evening, the Guard by chance shot down a Ukrainian jetliner in Tehran, killing 176 individuals.