The Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi he condemned the two explosions that killed at least 103 people in the south of the country, where crowds had gathered to commemorate the death of General Qassem Soleimani. “Undoubtedly, the perpetrators… of this cowardly act will soon be identified and punished for their heinous act by capable law and security forces,” Raisi said in a statement. “The enemies of the nation should know that such actions they will never be able to disturb the solid determination of the Iranian nation.”
The Houthis: “The US and Israel will not be able to make Iran unstable”
“The US and Israel will fail in their attempts to create insecurity and instability in Iran, since Iran is stronger than their plots.” The Yemeni Houthis said this in a statement condemning the explosions at the cemetery in Kerman, in central Iran, which caused the death of 103 people, while another 188 were injured, during the commemorations of the former commander of the Qods forces of the Revolutionary Guards, Qassem Soleimani, killed 4 years ago by the USA in Iraq. “The explosions aimed to defeat Iran and hinder its fight against arrogant powers and its support for the Ummah (the Islamic community) and the resistance movement,” the statement read. According to IRNA reports, the Palestinian Mujahedeen movement expressed a message of condolence towards the Islamic Republic, stating that “the Zionist enemy, supported by the devil of the USA, is behind the explosions in Kerman”.