‘At least 103 killed’ in explosions near tomb of Iranian Guards commander during ceremony

At least 20 people have been killed at a cemetery in Iran where a ceremony was being held to mark the 2020 killing of Iran’s top commander Qassem Soleimani, state media has reported.

The reports added there were two explosions at the site in the city of Kerman where the former Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps commander is buried.

Hundreds of people had reportedly gathered at the site.

His death comes a day after Hamas’s deputy leader Saleh Arouri died in an explosion in Beirut.

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