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40 Persons Die As Iran Buries Slain Army Chief

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About 40 Persons reportedly lost their lives in a stampede at the funeral of General Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian commander who was killed by US troops and tagged as a “Terrorist”.

General Soleimani was buried in the southeastern city of Kerman killed  on Tuesday.

Tens of thousands of mourners at the event chanted “Death to America” and waved the Iranian flag.

Apart from the dead figures, about 213 others was said to have sustained serious injuries.

Speaking at the event, the head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, Gen. Hossein Salami, said:

“We will take revenge, a hard and definitive revenge”.

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