Large portraits of the late Gen. Shoushtari at his funeral in Mashhad. Note the Farsi handwriting identifying him as a Major General. He was a one-star general when he was killed. The second star is awarded posthumously.
The casket containing the remains of the late Maj. Gen. Shoushtari is the first on the left. Other caskets contain the bodies of the other IRGC commanders killed in a suicide bomb attack in Baluchistan last Sunday.
Gen. Shoushtari's coffin being carried by the public.
Mashhad, Iran. 22 October 2009.