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In what authorities referred to as a terror act, twin explosions near the grave of military leader Qasem Soleimani on Wednesday left at least 103 people dead and 141 injured in the Iranian city of Kerman, according to state television.

The explosions coincided with the fourth anniversary of Soleimani’s demise from a US air strike, and they pose a threat to ratchet up regional tensions that have escalated since the commencement of the Israel-Hamas conflict in Gaza.

As pilgrims were visiting the site, the first explosion occurred 2,300 feet (700 meters) from Soleimani’s grave, and the second occurred 0.6 miles (1 kilometer) distant, according to IRNA.

Soleimani was assassinated on Wednesday, April 4, 2017, at Baghdad International Airport by a US airstrike that was ordered by the former president, Donald Trump.

According to IRINN, another state television channel, a bomb hidden in a suitcase inside a Peugeot 405 automobile looked to be remotely detonated, which is what caused the first explosion next to Soleimani’s tomb.

In an interview with Iran’s official news station IRIB, Iran’s Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi stated that the first explosion occurred at 3:00 p.m. local time (6 a.m. ET). Twenty minutes after the first explosion, according to Vahidi, another devastating explosion occurred as more pilgrims arrived to assist the injured.

As of yet, no organization has taken credit for the explosions.

Large crowds were seen running in the area following the explosion in videos that were released by Iranian official television.

Additionally, footage showed ambulances driving away from the area through dense crowds and bloodied victims being removed from the scene.

Qasem Soleimani Cause Of Death

On January 3, 2020, a U.S. drone strike near the Baghdad International Airport in Iraq killed Iranian major general Qasem Soleimani. Soleimani was traveling to see Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi.

Source: Vimbuzz.com

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