The last remains of Gen. Qassem Soleimani arrived in Iran on Sunday. His body was flown to the city of Ahvaz in southwest Iran.
Thousands of mourners gathered paying respects to Soleimani ahead of a grand funeral procession across Iran amid soaring tensions between Iran and the U.S.
Gen Soleimani was considered the second most powerful figure in Iran after Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Termed as the architect of Tehran’s overseas clandestine and military operations as head of the Revolutionary Guards Quds Force, was killed on Friday in a US drone strike on his convoy at Baghdad airport.
Thousands of mourners attended a funeral ceremony for Gen. Qassem Soleimani in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran on Sunday.
American President Trump warns that the US is targeting 52 Iranian sites and will strike very fast and very hard if Tehran attacks Americans or US assets.
Earlier on Friday, Khamenei promised harsh revenge and declared three days of mourning.