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Photos: Imam Khomeini's wife, Khadije Saghafi, laid to rest

Tehran, March 22, IRNA - Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Sunday led special Prayer the deceased wife of the father of Islamic Revolution and founder of the Islamic Republic the late Imam Khomeini.

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was among the top officials and people from various walks of life who attended the ceremony in Tehran University on Sunday morning.

Funerals for the late lady started with recitation of verses from Holy Quran, followed by special mounring ceremonies.

Mrs. Khadije Saghafi passed away in Tehran Saturday morning after a long period of illness.

After the funeral ceremony, the lady's body was carried from Tehran University on the shoulders of mounring people to Enqelab Square for burial at the mausoleum of the late Imam Khomeini.

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