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Photos: Thousands attend funeral of slain Iranian hero

Photos by Omid Vahabzadeh, Mehr News Agency

KARAJ, July 18 (Mehr News Agency) -- Tens of thousands of people attended the funeral procession of Iranian national hero Rouhollah Dadashi on Monday in Karaj, west of Tehran.

Rouhollah Dadashi funeral in Karaj

Iranian strongman, who was stabbed to death by three thugs on Saturday, was laid to rest in Karaj's Imamzadeh Taher cemetery.

Family members, sports officials, and thousands of people attended the funeral of the 30-year-old slain hero.

The two-time Iran's Strongest Man title-holder was attacked by three men in a street attack in Karaj on Saturday night.

Dadashi was taken to the local hospital soon after but died because of the extent of his injuries.

Iranian police have identified assailants and case is under investigation.

 Rouhollah Dadashi funeral in Karaj

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