Thousands gather for Rafsanjani’s funeral in Tehran | Iran News | Al Jazeera

Hundreds of thousands of mourners led by Iran’s supreme leader have gathered at Tehran University for the funeral of former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.State television showed people pouring on to the streets around the campus where Ayatollah Ali Khamenei led the ceremony for Rafsanjani on Tuesday. Khamenei stood next to President Hassan Rouhani and Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani as they prayed in front of Rafsanjani’s closed casket.

Source: Thousands gather for Rafsanjani’s funeral in Tehran | Iran News | Al Jazeera

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