NFTV :World Desk: The of Iran’s revolutionary guard’s overseas wing Quds brigade’s head Qassem Soleimani and his Iraqi associate and commander of Iraqi Militia Force Abu Mahadi Al- Muhandis were killed in the US airstrike on their convey at Baghdad Airport . Soleimani and Al- Muhandis were apparently in a convoy traveling near the Baghdad airport when it was struck by US Airstrike. Iraq’s Popular Mobilisation Forces earlier confirmed the deaths of five of its members and two guests. Pentagon officials tell media that the U.S. drone strike was authorized under 10 U.S. Code § 127e. Support of special operations to combat terrorism .