Israel provided the cell phone numbers used by late Lt. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, leader of Iran’s elite Quds Force, to the US before the deadly drone strike in Baghdad, Yahoo News reported recently.
The phones were used to trace Soleimani on his journey from Damascus to the Iraqi capital, the report clarifies.
The outlet cited a US source as saying that Soleimani swapped his phone three times in the six hours before he got on the plane bound for Baghdad.
However, with Israeli assistance, Washington’s operators were still able to trace Soleimani’s movements, with three drones shadowing his jet.
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