Mourners begin days of funerals for Iran's president

By Jon Gambrell
Updated May 21 2024 - 10:05pm, first published 10:03pm
Thousands gathered around a truck carrying the coffin of President Ebrahim Raisi. (AP PHOTO)
Thousands gathered around a truck carrying the coffin of President Ebrahim Raisi. (AP PHOTO)

Mourners have begun gathering for days of funerals and processions for Iran's late president, foreign minister and others killed in a helicopter crash, aimed at honouring the dead and projecting strength in an unsettled Middle East.

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