Chants of ‘Death to Israel’ as masses throng Raisi funeral procession in Tehran

The Times of Israel reports: “Huge crowds of Iranians thronged the streets of the capital Tehran on Wednesday for the funeral procession of president Ebrahim Raisi and his entourage, who died in a helicopter crash.

In the city center, mourners clutching portraits of Raisi gathered in and around the University of Tehran, where Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, led the prayers.

Flanked by top officials, Khamenei said prayers over the coffins of the dead, who also included Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

The leader of Palestinian terror group Hamas outside of Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, joined the procession, as did the deputy leader of Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, Naim Qassem.

‘I say once again… we are sure that the Islamic Republic of Iran will continue its support for the Palestinian people,’ Haniyeh told the crowd to chants of ‘Death to Israel.’…”

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