Burial of Iranian commander postponed due to stampede

Filed on January 7, 2020
Iranian commander, Qasem Soleimani, Kerman, Iran stampede


At least 35 people were killed in the stampede in Kerman.

The burial of a top Iranian commander killed in a US drone strike last week was postponed on Tuesday due to a stampede in his hometown, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported.

The report did not say how long any delay to burying General Qasem Soleimani would last. A report earlier said 35 people were killed in the stampede in his hometown of Kerman.

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