After Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force was killed in US- led air strike in Baghdad on Friday, #WorldWar3 started trending soon after, on Twitter.
The development comes after Iran’s defence minister threatened the US with “crushing revenge” for the death of Major General Soleimani.
Amid global tensions brewing and expectations of retaliation from Iran, some people raised serious speculations over the possibility of World War III. Some people have even termed the killing as the biggest military escalation since World War II. Here are some comments: