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Mourners begin days of funerals for Iran's president Ebrahim Raisi

Published on May 22, 2024 11:09 AM IST
  • Thousands mourned Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi and seven members of his entourage following their deaths in a helicopter crash.
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Tens of thousands of Iranians in black gathered on the streets of Tabriz on Tuesday to mourn President Ebrahim Raisi, foreign minister and others killed in a helicopter crash. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 11:09 AM IST

Tens of thousands of Iranians in black gathered on the streets of Tabriz on Tuesday to mourn President Ebrahim Raisi, foreign minister and others killed in a helicopter crash. (AFP)

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Waving Iranian flags and portraits of the late president, mourners marched through the northwestern city of Tabriz, the intended destination of Ebrahim Raisi's helicopter before it crashed.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 11:09 AM IST

Waving Iranian flags and portraits of the late president, mourners marched through the northwestern city of Tabriz, the intended destination of Ebrahim Raisi's helicopter before it crashed.(AFP)

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In Qom, the procession moved toward the city's main shrine of Massoumeh as mourners waved the Shiite red flag and the yellow flag of the Iran-backed Lebanese Hezbollah group.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 11:09 AM IST

In Qom, the procession moved toward the city's main shrine of Massoumeh as mourners waved the Shiite red flag and the yellow flag of the Iran-backed Lebanese Hezbollah group.(AFP)

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From Tabriz, Ebrahim Raisi's body was taken to the Shiite clerical centre of Qom later Tuesday before being moved to Tehran, where huge banners hailing him as "the martyr of service" have appeared around the city.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 11:09 AM IST

From Tabriz, Ebrahim Raisi's body was taken to the Shiite clerical centre of Qom later Tuesday before being moved to Tehran, where huge banners hailing him as "the martyr of service" have appeared around the city.(AFP)

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A member of a honour guards weeps while carrying the coffin of Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi during a funeral procession in Qom.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 11:09 AM IST

A member of a honour guards weeps while carrying the coffin of Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi during a funeral procession in Qom.(AFP)

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Black-clad mourners beat their chests as they walked behind a lorry carrying the coffins of Raisi and those who died with him.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 11:09 AM IST

Black-clad mourners beat their chests as they walked behind a lorry carrying the coffins of Raisi and those who died with him.(AP)

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Honour guards carry the coffin of late president Ebrahim Raisi during a funeral procession at Mehrabbad Airport in Tehran on Tuesday.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 11:09 AM IST

Honour guards carry the coffin of late president Ebrahim Raisi during a funeral procession at Mehrabbad Airport in Tehran on Tuesday.(AFP)

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A woman holds up a poster of the late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi at the mam Khomeini Grand Mosque in Tehran in a funeral ceremony for him and his companions who were killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday in a mountainous region of the country's northwest. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 11:09 AM IST

A woman holds up a poster of the late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi at the mam Khomeini Grand Mosque in Tehran in a funeral ceremony for him and his companions who were killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday in a mountainous region of the country's northwest. (AP)

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Iran's president Ebrahim Raisi Raisi and seven others were killed when their aircraft came down on a fog-shrouded mountainside in northern Iran on Sunday.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 11:09 AM IST

Iran's president Ebrahim Raisi Raisi and seven others were killed when their aircraft came down on a fog-shrouded mountainside in northern Iran on Sunday.(AP)

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Contact with Ebrahim Raisi's helicopter was lost in bad weather on the return flight to Tabriz after the inauguration of a joint dam project on Iran's border with Azerbaijan, in a ceremony with his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 11:09 AM IST

Contact with Ebrahim Raisi's helicopter was lost in bad weather on the return flight to Tabriz after the inauguration of a joint dam project on Iran's border with Azerbaijan, in a ceremony with his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev.(REUTERS)

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