# At least 95 people were killed Wednesday in the Iranian city of Kerman after twin blasts near the burial site of slain military commander Qasem Soleimani. The blasts came on the fourth anniversary of Soleimani’s death in a US air strike, and threatens to accelerate tensions in the region that have spiked since the start of the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza. The first explosion was 700 metres from Soleimani’s grave, and the second one kilometre away. No group has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi blamed Israel for the explosions.
Dozens killed in twin blasts near slain Iran commander’s grave