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    A STATE FUNERAL TOOK PLACE IN IRAN ON WEDNESDAY IN TRIBUTE TO MR.HASSAN ALI MANSOUR,?

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    A STATE FUNERAL TOOK PLACE IN IRAN ON WEDNESDAY IN TRIBUTE TO MR.HASSAN ALI MANSOUR, THE SLAIN PRIME MINISTER.

    MR.MANSOUR WAS SHOT BY A 19 YEAR-OLD STUDENT AND DESPITE HIGH HOPES OF RECOVERY, HE DIED FIVE DAYS LATER.HE WAS THE THIRD PRIME MINISTER OF HIS COUNTRY TO BE ASSASSINATED.

    AMONG THE OFFICIAL MOURNERS WERE POLAND'S FOREIGN MINISTER, MR.ADAM RAPACKI, WHO IS ON A STATE VISIT TO PERSIA; AND MR.MANSOUR'S SUCCESSOR, MR.AMIR ABBAS HOVEIDA, FORMERLY THE FINANCE MINISTER.

    THOUSANDS OF MOURNERS LINED THE STREETS AS A GUARD OF HONOUR CARRIED THE COFFIN IN A PROCESSION THROUGH THE CITY.THE BURIAL TOOK PLACE YESTERDAY IN THE GROUNDS OF THE MAUSOLEUM AT REY, NEAR THE CAPITAL WHERE THE SHAH OF IRAN'S FATHER, REZA-SHAH, IS BURIED.THE BURIAL THERE, IS REGARDED AS AN UNPRECEDENTED GESTURE BY THE SHAH, WHO HAD WORKED CLOSELY WITH MR.MANSOUR IN THE FOUR YEARS BEFORE HE BECAME PRIME MINISTER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAHB7VH4LT80PZ7C916VB8EIXC
    Media URN:
    VLVAHB7VH4LT80PZ7C916VB8EIXC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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