Iran hangs 13 criminals, including mother: report

Thursday, January 3, 2008

TEHRAN -- Iran hanged 13 convicted criminals on Wednesday, including the mother of two young children who had been found guilty of murdering her husband after discovering he was having an affair, reports said. Raheleh Zamani was hanged alongside seven men convicted of murder at Tehran’s Evin prison, the Iranian Student Correspondents’ Association (ISCA) reported.

Three drug traffickers were also hanged on Wednesday in a square in the central city of Qom and another two in the eastern city of Zahedan, state media reported.

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