Has been published on the website "Twitter" hashtags "World War III" and "Soleimani" minutes after the assassination of the influential Iranian general, Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Qods Force in the Revolutionary Guard, and a senior leader in the Iraqi popular crowd loyal to Tehran, at dawn Friday, in a missile attack An American targeted their car near Baghdad International Airport.
The Pentagon announced that US President Donald Trump had given the order to assassinate Soleimani. He said: "By order of the President, the US military took decisive defensive measures to protect American personnel abroad, by killing Qasim Soleimani."
Under the “World War 3” hashtag, hundreds of thousands tweeted, commenting on the news of the attack on Iranian leaders, and the interaction with the hashtag has now reached half a million tweets.
The tweets ranged from tender to fear, talk of an American adventure, and expected reactions.