SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Several groups plan to gather Saturday afternoon in San Francisco and San Jose to protest a U.S. air strike this week that killed a top general in Iran.

The U.S. drone attack that killed Qassem Soleimani could lead to war and destabilize the entire region, protest organizers said.

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Several groups have signed on for the protests, including the Arab Resource and Organizing Center.

Dozens of similar protests are planned around the country for a national day of action.

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The San Francisco protest is set for noon at Powell and Market streets.

In San Jose, a protest is planned for 3 p.m. at Fourth and east Santa Clara streets.

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