35 die in stampede at General Qassem Soleimani’s funeral

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35 persons have reportedly lost their lives after they were caught in a stampede during the funeral procession of Iran general Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in a US air strike.

The Iranian TV has also reported that 48 people have been injured and receiving treatment at the moment.

The stampede had erupted in Kerman, the hometown of the General where the procession kicked off today.

The remains of Iran’s most powerful general arrived Tuesday in Kerman for his burial following an unprecedented outpouring of grief in a three-day state funeral procession.

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Thousands gathered in Iranian city Kerman, the hometown of the slain General Qassem Soleimani, where his final resting place was being prepared.

Soleimani’s remains and those of the others killed in last week’s US airstrike were brought to a central square in Kerman, a desert city surrounded by mountains where he will be buried later on Tuesday.



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