Iranian President Dies – level 2

12-01-2017 07:00

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was the President of Iran from 1989 to 1997. This week, he suffered a heart attack. He died at the age of 82.

The funeral hapepned at Tehran University. Tens of thousands of people came to the funeral. Iran went into three days of official mourning.

Difficult words: suffer (have), funeral (the event of putting a dead person into the ground or burning the body), mourning (feeling or showing that you are sad because somebody died).

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