January 7, 2020 / 11:17 AM / 16 days ago

Stampede during Iranian commander's funeral kills 32 - Fars report

DUBAI, Jan 7 (Reuters) - A stampede during the funeral of a top Iranian commander in his hometown has killed at least 32 and injured about 190 people, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Tuesday, citing the head of Iran’s emergency medical services, Pirhossein Kolivand.

Huge crowds of people have attended mourning ceremonies for Soleimani in a handful of cities across Iran. (Reporting by Babak Dehghanpisheh; Editing by Edmund Blair)

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