At least 73 dead in Iran due to explosions during the tribute to a general assassinated by the US

At least 73 people died this Wednesday and more than 170 were injured by two explosions in the cemetery of the Iranian city of Kerman (center), where the fourth anniversary of the assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani was commemorated and which were considered a terrorist act. by the Iranian authorities, the official Irna agency reported.

A spokesman for Iran’s emergency organization told Irna that the death toll is now at 73 and the injured at more than 170 in the “terrorist attack” that occurred in the cemetery, where thousands of people gathered to commemorate the death of Soleimani, considered in Iran a martyr of the revolution and who died in 2020 in a US drone attack on the Baghdad airport.


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