3 injured at Iranian presidential candidate’s greeting ceremony in Mashhad

Photo: 3 injured at Iranian presidential candidate’s greeting ceremony in Mashhad / Iran

Azerbaijan, Baku, June 10 /Trend T. Jafarov/

On the eve, 3 people were injured in Mashhad, Iran due to a crash at the greeting ceremony of the presidential candidate Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, ILNA news agency reported.

According to the report, two of them are injured to the head, and the third one had a heard attack.

According to ILNA, unidentified persons teared down campaign banners of the opposition candidate Hassan Rouhani in the city of Eslamabad-e Gharb, Kermanshah province of Iran. Hassan Rouhani's canvass headquarters complained to the police about the fact.

Supreme National Security Council Secretary Saeed Jalili, former Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Velayati, lawmaker Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel, Secretary of Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei, Tehran Mayor Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf, President of the Strategic Research Center of the Expediency Council Hassan Rohani, former First Vice President Mohammad-Reza Aref, and former Telecommunications Minister Mohammad Gharazi compete in the upcoming election.

Iran will hold the 11th presidential election on June 14, 2013.

The voters will select the successor of the current President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who is not able to participate in the elections for the third term according to the country's constitutional laws.

The president of Iran is elected for a four-year term.

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