Tehran (IP) - At the end of a funeral ceremony in the cities of Mashhad, Qom, and Tehran in attendance of senior military officials, the body of Iranian recently assassinated physicist and nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh laid to rest.

Iran Press/Iran news: The funeral for the prominent Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh kicked off in Tehran and laid to rest in Imamzadeh Saleh, in the north of the Iranian capital, on Monday after funeral ceremonies in the holy cities of Mashhad and Qom.

The body of Martyr Fakhrizadeh arrived in Mashhad's northeastern city on Saturday night for a funeral procession in the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza, the 8th Shia Imam.

During the funeral, his body was marched through the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) and was later returned to Tehran.

Top Iranian nuclear and defense scientist Martyr Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was targeted on Friday in a multi-pronged attack involving at least one explosion and small fire by a number of assailants in Absard city of Damavand County, Tehran province.

On Sunday, The funeral procession of the Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was held at Hazrat Masoumeh holy shrine in Qom.

On Monday morning the funeral ceremony of the martyr Fakhrizadeh started in the presence of Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier-General Amir Hatami, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major-General Hossein Salami, Iran’s Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari, Commander of Aerospace Force of the IRGC Brigadier-General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh, Commander of Ground Forces of the IRGC Brigadier-General Mohammad Pakpour and Commander of the IRGC Quds Forces Brigadier General Esmail Ghaani and only other senior military officials due to the observing coronavirus protocols.


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