Over 50 killed, 190 injured in stampede at Qassem Soleimani’s funeral procession

UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2020 08:49 PM IST
Iranian state television says over 50 people have been killed and 190 others injured in a stampede that erupted at a funeral procession for a general slain in a U.S. airstrike. The TV says the stampede erupted in Kerman, the hometown of Gen. Qassem Soleimani where the procession was underway on Tuesday. A procession in Tehran on Monday drew over 1 million people in the Iranian capital, crowding both main thoroughfares and side streets in Tehran.
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Iranian state television says over 50 people have been killed and 190 others injured in a stampede that erupted at a funeral procession for a general slain in a U.S. airstrike. The TV says the stampede erupted in Kerman, the hometown of Gen. Qassem Soleimani where the procession was underway on Tuesday. A procession in Tehran on Monday drew over 1 million people in the Iranian capital, crowding both main thoroughfares and side streets in Tehran.

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