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Hundreds of Thousands of Iranians Unite in Paying Final Respects at the Funeral Procession of President Ebrahim Raisi

Iranians have shown up in the hundreds of  thousands at the first funeral stop in Tabriz, to bid farewell to Iran’s late President Ebrahim Raise, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, and their companions.                                                                 

After Tabriz, the bodies were taken to various cities across the country visiting various Sacred Sites and shrines allowing mourners to send their farewells. Notably, incredible crowds were seen all over the country. 

In the city of Qom, massive crowds filled the street between the two holy sites of Qom, the Shrine of the Revered Lady Ma’sooma, the Sister of the Shiite 8th Imam, and the Grand Jamkaran Mosque, spanning a distance of roughly 9 kilometers. 

Flags of Palestine, Iran ,Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the Lebanese Resistance, to mention a few, were spotted amidst the overflow of people in Qom, as the bodies passed through massive crowds of mourners across the city.

The bodies have also stopped in Tehran where the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei is expected to pray for them with similarly large crowds. 

The bodies of the Iranian leaders will then reach their burial destination in Mashhad, where they will be laid to rest adjacent to the shrine of the Shiite 8th Imam Ali ibn Musa al-Ridha. 

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi alongside Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and accompanying officials were killed in a tragic helicopter crash in Iran’s East Azerbaijan Province on Saturday, May 18.

Following the incident, Iranian Supreme Leader, Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei extended his condolences to the people of Iran over the “martyrdom-like” passing of President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, and their companions.

“With deep sorrow and regret, I have received the bitter news of the martyrdom of the people’s President, the competent, hard-working Haj Sayyed Ebrahim Raisi, and his esteemed entourage,” Sayyed Khamenei said.

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