The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Seyyed Ali Khamenei has visited the family of Brigadier General Hassan Tehrani Moqaddam, who lost his life in a recent explosion at a military base.
The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Seyyed Ali Khamenei visited the bereaved family of General Tehrani Moqaddam on Tuesday, the Supreme Leader’s official website reported.
The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Seyyed Ali Khamenei also expressed condolences to the families of the other martyrs of the deadly accident.
The bloody event at a base of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) which led to the martyrdom of a number of prominent members of the organization was a bitter and sad occurrence, Supreme Leader said in a message issued earlier in November.
On November 12, an explosion occurred at a munitions depot at the IRGC base in Bidgeneh village — located on the outskirts of Shahryar city, about 35 kilometers (21 miles) west of Tehran.
A total of 17 IRGC forces, including Brigadier General Hassan Tehrani Moqaddam, were martyred and 16 others were seriously injured in the explosion.
The IRGC announced that the explosion occurred while the troops were moving munitions.