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Massive Crowds In Iran Mourn Death Of Qassem Soleimani05:24


Weeping amid wails from a crowd of hundreds of thousands of mourners on Monday, Iran's supreme leader prayed over the remains of a top Iranian general killed in a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad.

The attack, ordered by President Trump, has drastically raised tensions between Tehran and Washington.

Host Jeremy Hobson speaks with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly (@NPRKelly) in Tehran.

This segment aired on January 6, 2020.

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