Report: Large turnout for Iran cleric's funeral

Hundreds of thousands of people attended the funeral ceremony for Iran's top dissident cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri that began in the holy city of Qom on Monday, the reformist Jaras website reported.


"The present crowd in the procession has been estimated at hundreds of thousands of people and they were also shouting slogans in his support and also in support of (opposition leader) Mir Hossein Mousavi," Jaras said. (Reuters)



פרסום ראשון: 12.21.09, 09:12