Crowds in Iran mourn death of former President Rafsanjani

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Crowds of mourners poured into the streets around Tehran’s Shohadaye Tajrish hospital, where former President Ali Akbar Hasemi Rafsanjani aged 82 died on January 8 due to heart complications. Rafsanjani was a founding member of Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution and president of the Islamic Republic for two consecutive terms.