Many People Killed In Stampede At Iran General’s Funeral

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A number of Iranian mourners died Tuesday in a stampede during a funeral procession in the city of Kerman for a top general killed in a US strike, state television said.

“A number of citizens who were taking part in the funeral procession were injured and a number lost their lives,” the head of the country’s emergency services, Pirhossein Koolivand, told the channel.

According to reports, the streets of the southeastern city were packed with mourners for the funeral of Republican Guards commander Qasem Soleimani in his hometown.

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