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Iran: 135 unidentified soldiers of Iran-Iraq War receive funeral03:14

Iran: 135 unidentified soldiers of Iran-Iraq War receive funeral

September 13, 2018 at 15:22 GMT +00:00 · Published

A funeral procession for 135 unidentified soldiers of the Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988) was held in an area adjacent to Tehran University on Thursday.

High-ranking government and military officials, families of killed soldiers from the war and members of Iran's armed forces all accompanied the funeral procession as it passed through the streets of central Tehran.

The coffins of the soldiers were draped in the flag of Iran and were saluted by citizens while the funeral procession took place.

Iran: 135 unidentified soldiers of Iran-Iraq War receive funeral03:14
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A funeral procession for 135 unidentified soldiers of the Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988) was held in an area adjacent to Tehran University on Thursday.

High-ranking government and military officials, families of killed soldiers from the war and members of Iran's armed forces all accompanied the funeral procession as it passed through the streets of central Tehran.

The coffins of the soldiers were draped in the flag of Iran and were saluted by citizens while the funeral procession took place.

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