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Casualties of Shrine Blast Reported at 8

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Iranian Press TV reports the number of casualties of the explosion at Khomeini’s shrine to be 8. Whether there was an explosion at the shrine at all still remains to be independently verified.

Reports that 2 Blasts Confirmed on Street; No Independent Report of Blast in Khomenei Shrine

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There are confirmed reports of two explosions on the street, but there has been no independent verification of the Iran State TV claim that an explosion occurred in the Khomeini Shrine/mausoleum.

Written by eldercato

June 20, 2009 at 10:25

Speculation That Explosion Report is Fake

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There is widespread speculation that the report by Iran State TV of an explosion in the Khamenei mausoleum shrine are fake. Mainstream media has piced up the stories and running them, but no independent verification is available.

Many believe that, whether the report is true or not, this is an attempt to discredit Mousavi and his supporters.

Explosion not the Work of Protesters

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Reports from Iran indicate the explosion Khomeini shrine was not the work of activists. Many say it was Iranian governemnt or MKo. If it is the government they may be trying to discredit Mousavi as a hater of the Imam.

Reports of Two Explosions in Tehran

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There are confirmed reports of two explosions in Tehran, at least one of which was at the Khomeini shrine/mausoleum.

Written by eldercato

June 20, 2009 at 09:19