Iran: Funeral held for 19 service members killed during naval exercise

12 мая 2020 г. 15:24

Mourners attended the funeral for 19 service personnel of the Iranian Navy vessel 'Konarak' in the southeastern city of Konarak on Tuesday, after they were killed during a friendly-fire incident in naval exercises on Sunday. The funeral was attended by military and government officials as well as family members of the killed naval personnel and locals from the city of Konarak. The Konarak light logistical vessel was hit by a missile-launching warship conducting a live-fire drill during naval exercises at the port of Jask on Sunday evening. An additional 15 service members were injured. According to reports, the Iranian Navy is conducting an investigation into the cause of the incident. **RESTRICTIONS: NO Access Israel Media/Persian Language TV Stations Outside Iran/Strictly No Access BBC Persian/VOA Persian/Manoto-1 TV/Iran International** **RESTRICTIONS: NO Access Israel Media/Persian Language TV Stations Outside Iran/Strictly No Access BBC Persian/VOA Persian/Manoto-1 TV/Iran International**

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