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Qasem Soleimani: Mourners flood streets in Tehran

A massive funeral procession was held on Monday in the Iranian capital Tehran where millions of Iranians mourned for top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani and his companions, including Abu Mahdi al-Muhamdis, deputy top leader of Iraq's paramilitary Hashd Shaabi forces, reported Mehr news agency.
Qasem Soleimani: Mourners flood streets in Tehran

The body of Soleimani was transferred into the University of Tehran on Monday morning, said the report.
On Sunday, a tide of mourners flooded the Iranian city of Ahvaz, weeping and beating their chests in homage to the top general, which came a day after a funeral ceremony in Iraq's capital of Baghdad.
Soleimani and al-Muhamdis were killed in a U.S. airstrike early Friday near Baghdad International Airport, escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran.
 
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Monday 6 January 2020 11:09
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