Iran holds funeral for general killed in Iraq

December 29, 2014 7:41 PM

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Iran holds funeral for general killed in Iraq

Iran held a funeral on Monday for a senior Revolutionary Guard commander who was killed during a battle against the Islamic State group in Iraq.

State TV said the funeral for Brig. Gen. Hamid Taqavi was held in a Guard compound in Tehran. He will be buried in his hometown Ahvaz in southwestern Iran on Tuesday.

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