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3 Jan 2024

Iran: At least 103 people killed in explosions near general’s tomb

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

More than a hundred people were killed and scores of others were injured when two explosions went off at a memorial ceremony for a prominent Iranian general in the southern city of Kerman.

No group has said it carried out the attack – as Iran’s supreme leader warned there would be a “harsh response” to what he called a “terrorist attack”.