Stampede at funeral procession for Iranian general Qassem Soleimani leaves over 30 dead

A stampede among mourners during the funeral ceremony for a slain Iranian commander killed 32 people in the southeastern city of Kerman on Tuesday (January 7), semi-official Fars news agency reported, citing an emergency services official.

Fars said about 190 people were also injured in the crush during the funeral ceremony for Qassem Soleimani. One state media outlet reported 35 dead, while other media reported fatalities without giving figures.

SNA news agency said the burial had been postponed as result.