Even as the new year 2020 began with individuals around the world hoping for a more serene decade and respite from violence and strife, murmurs and fears of an upcoming World War III have already begun doing the rounds of societal websites after the killing of an undercover soldier by america.
The assault came amid tensions with the United States of America following a New Year’s Eve attack by Iran-backed militias on the US Embassy in Baghdad. The two-day embassy attack which ended Wednesday prompted Trump to order about 750 US soldiers deployed to the Middle East.
While tensions are rife with Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei vowing to exact”intense revenge” by the US, social websites has spiralled with fears of a Third World War breaking out with’World War 3′ trending on Twitter.
Confused netizens who’d barely recovered from New Year’s Day festivities responded to the new developments with memes, photos, videos and artwork to share their fears of a World War III breaking out between the US and its allies along with Iran and its allies.
Many particularly in the US joked about how to escape the draft incase of warfare.