Iran General NewsUrgent: Iran's Justice Minister dies in road accident

Urgent: Iran’s Justice Minister dies in road accident

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Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 28 – Iran’s Justice Minister died on Thursday in a road accident, state-run media reported. Iran Focus

Tehran, Iran, Dec. 28 – Iran’s Justice Minister died on Thursday in a road accident, state-run media reported.

Jamal Karimi-Rad was killed when a truck slammed into his car between the towns of Saveh and Tafresh, central Iran, the news agency Mehr said.

Two of his relatives sustained injuries in the accident and where taken to a hospital in the holy city of Qom, the report added.

As both Justice Minister and Judiciary Spokesman, Karimi-Rad was a senior official in Iran’s executive and judicial branches.

He was previously a revolutionary prosecutor in Zanjan and Qazvin provinces, and director of Taazirat Department (agency for implementation of corporal punishment, including flogging in public, etc) in Qazvin.

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