01/04/2024 – 17:21
Updated: 04.01.2024 – 17:51
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The alleged Islamic State He claimed responsibility for the two explosions that killed eighty-four people near a cemetery in Iran in Kerman province where he was buried. Qasem SoleimaniCommander of the Quds Force of the Revolutionary Guard. This came in a statement published in several groups on the Telegram application close to the terrorist organization.
They explained that two members of the organization headed towards a large gathering and detonated their explosive belts. The first explosion occurred about 700 meters from Soleimani's grave, located in Martyrs' ParkThe second came minutes later in a nearby area during the event commemorating the fourth anniversary of Soleimani’s killing.
Thousands of people gathered there to honor Soleimani, who was killed in a US bombing in January 2020 in Baghdad. An Iranian court ordered the US government and other institutions and individuals in the US country to pay approximately $50 billion (more than €46 billion) for the attack.
Although the Kerman Emergency Management had indicated in its last report that the death toll had reached 103 people, while 188 others were injured; The Ministry of Health updated the toll to 84 dead and more than 200 wounded.
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