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Wailing in grief, Iranians flock to mourn slain commander

Reuters Sunday, 5 January 2020
Hundreds of thousands of mourners, many chanting, beating their chests and wailing in grief, turned out across Iran on Sunday to mourn slain military commander Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in Iraq in a U.S. military strike.
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Hundreds of thousands of mourners gathered in the streets of Mashhad, Iran’s holiest city, to pay tribute to military commander Qassem Soleimani. The US assassination of the commander responsible for Iran’s foreign military strategy on Friday has triggered one of the biggest public outpourings of...

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