Iran's Supreme Leader leads prayers at Raisi funeral

By Parisa Hafezi
Updated May 22 2024 - 9:25pm, first published 9:21pm
Iran has proclaimed five days of mourning for President Ebrahim Raisi, killed in a helicopter crash. (AP PHOTO)
Iran has proclaimed five days of mourning for President Ebrahim Raisi, killed in a helicopter crash. (AP PHOTO)

Iran's Supreme Leader has led prayers in Tehran at the funeral of the late President Ebrahim Raisi, as the clerical establishment hurries to organise an early election that could further erode its legitimacy amid growing public discontent.

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