Fu­neral cer­e­mony held in Tehran for mar­tyrs

Tehran Times - - FRONT PAGE -

A pub­lic fu­neral cer­e­mony to com­mem­o­rate 135 fallen soldiers who have been mar­tyred dur­ing the Iran-Iraq war (1980-88) was held on Thurs­day in Tehran.

The fallen soldiers’ bod­ies were found re­cently by the miss­ing bod­ies search com­mit­tee of Gen­eral Staff of the Armed Forces of the Is­lamic Repub­lic of Iran.

Ac­cord­ing to Tasnim news agency some 17 of the mar­tyred soldiers were iden­ti­fied, and their bod­ies will be de­liv­ered to their fam­i­lies.

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