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Leader of the Islamic Ummah and Oppressed Imam Khamanei attends memorial service for Mina victims

5 October 2015 9:53

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Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attends a ceremony in the capital, Tehran, on October 4, 2015 to commemorate the Iranian pilgrims killed in the Mina stampede. © leader.ir

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Sunday attended a ceremony to commemorate the Iranian pilgrims killed in the Mina crush.

Senior Iranian officials, including President Hassan Rouhani, Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani, Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani, Chairman of the Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, and a number of senior clerics were also present in the ceremony.

The bodies of 218 Iranian victims have so far been returned to the country by two separate flights.

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