May 23, 2024, 11:43 AM

Late Iranian president buried at Imam Reza holy shrine

Late Iranian president buried at Imam Reza holy shrine

TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) – The body of the late Iranian president Ebrahim Raeisi was buried at the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) in Mashhad on Thursday night.

The plane carrying the body of the President Ayatollah Ebrahim Raeisi, who martyred in a plane crash in northwestern Iran, arrived at Hasheminejad Airport of Mashhad on Thursday.

The family of Martyr Raeisi also arrived at Mashhad's Hasheminejad Airport where they were welcomed by a group of officials.

Huge number of people and a group of the servants of Imam Reza holy shrine gathered in Mashhad airport to pay tribute to the martyred president.

At the same time, the holy Shrine of Imam Reza is prepering the burial place of president Raeisi.

People, who wait for the beggining of the funeral ceremony, hold Zuhr prayer at streets of Mashhahd.

People from all walks of life have attended this glorious farewell ceremony.

The aerial footage shows the massive and glorious presence of the lovers of the martyr Raeisi in Mashhad.

The footage shows the burial place of the body of the martyr of the president, Ayatollah Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi, in the portico of Dar al-Salam, in the holy shrine of Imam Reza (PBHU).

Mayor of Mashhad announced that according to preliminary estimates, so far 3 million mourners have participated in the burial of the martyred president and his companions in Mashhad.

Due to crowding, the movement of the vehicle carrying the bodies of the martyrs is being carried out slowly, according to reports.

According to the latest reports, the bodies of martyr president Raeisi and other martyrs of service entered the holy shrine of Imam Reza.

The farewell ceremony for martyr Raiesi and his companions is being held at Azadi countryard of the holy shrine in the presence of national and military officials.


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