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Death toll rises to over 50 in blasts near late Iranian commander's grave: report


 , Updated 21:11, 03-Jan-2024

At least 53 people were killed and 71 others injured on Wednesday in blasts near the grave of the late top Iranian commander, Qassem Soleimani, in Iran's Kerman, the country's Fars News Agency reported.

The death toll is likely to rise further as rescuers continue working on the site. 

Earlier, Rahman Jalali, the deputy governor of Kerman, said the incident was a terrorist attack. Details, however, remain unclear. 

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