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Twin explosions kill at least 103 in Iran at Qassem Soleimani’s memorial ceremony

Posted on AllSides January 3rd, 2024
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Mehdi Bolourian/Fars News Agency/WANA

Twin explosions at a ceremony honoring the fourth anniversary of the U.S. killing of top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani killed at least 103 people, Iranian state media reported Wednesday.

Around 170 others were injured in the bombings. The source of the explosions is so far unclear, but Iranian officials have alleged that the blasts were connected to terrorism, state media reported.

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