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Trumps Total Fuckup (Iran) Official Thread
« on: January 07, 2020, 10:36:25 AM »
Numbers vary but it looks to be a classic case of crowd asphyxiation.  Numbers as high as 56 dead.

Stampede kills 56 at funeral for Iranian general slain by US

Iranian lawmakers chant slogans as some of them hold posters of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in Iraq in a U.S. drone attack, in an open session of parliament, in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. Iran's parliament has passed an urgent bill declaring the U.S. military's command at the Pentagon in Washington and those acting on its behalf "terrorists," subject to Iranian sanctions. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) ó A stampede broke out Tuesday at the funeral for a top Iranian general slain in a U.S. airstrike, and at least 56 people were killed and more than 200 were injured as thousands thronged the procession, Iranian news reports said.

The stampede took place in Kerman, the hometown of Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, as the procession began, said Pirhossein Koulivand, head of Iranís emergency medical services.

There was no information about what set off the crush. Online videos showed people lying apparently lifeless, their faces covered by clothing. Emergency crews performed CPR on others as people wailed and cried out to God....

What follows is a citizen video from You Tube.  Skip the first minute.

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