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Iran: 84 Killed in Explosions Near General Qassem Soleimani’s Mausoleum

Tehran: In Iran, 84 people lost their lives in explosions near the mausoleum of General Qassem Soleimani.

According to international news agencies, two explosions occurred near General Qassem Soleimani’s mausoleum in the Iranian city of Kerman, resulting in the loss of 84 lives, with approximately 200 reported injuries.

It is noteworthy that today marked the fourth anniversary of the death of Iranian commander General Qassem Soleimani, and two explosions occurred near the mausoleum. Explosive-laden bags were reportedly placed on the internal pathway of the cemetery. Thousands of people were present during the explosions, resulting in 84 fatalities and nearly 200 injuries.

Following the incident, Iranian security agencies have initiated investigations. According to the deputy governor of Kerman, the explosions near General Qassem Soleimani’s mausoleum are acts of terrorism, prompting a high alert in the city.

It’s important to recall that Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Iraq on January 3, 2020.

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