KERMAN (Iran), Jan. 3, 2024
From our Overseas Bureau
Today a pair of explosions at a commemoration for Iran’s former top military general Qassim Suleimani killed at least 103 people and wounded another 171, according to Iranian officials.
Officials of Iran told state media that a pair of bombs placed in bags along the road toward the cemetery in Kerman, Iran, exploded as a procession of people was on its way there to commemorate the four-year anniversary of General Suleimani’s assassination by the United States.
Officials said the bags appeared to have been detonated via remote control, leaving bodies in pieces on the ground.