NEWS BREAKING ALERT (9:30 a.m. ET 1/7/20) — Iranian state media reports the number of people killed in a stampede at the funeral procession for Qassem Soleimani in the city of Kerman has risen to 50 and 213 people have been injured
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NEWS BREAKING ALERT (4:38 a.m. ET 1/7/20) — At least 35 people have died and 48 people have been injured in a stampede at the hometown funeral of Soleimani in Iran, according to the Associated Press
NEWS BREAKING ALERT (4:15 a.m. ET 1/7/20) — A stampede has reportedly occurred at the latest in a series of Iranian funerals for General Soleimani, who was killed in a U.S. airstrike last week.
Over 30 people now reportedly killed
Bloomberg is now reporting the story (4:22 a.m. ET)
Initial reports that 22 people may have been killed in the stampede, according to KANN’s Amichai Stein (4:17 a.m. ET)