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Mourners in Iran pay their respects to murdered seven-year-old girl


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Mourners in Iran pay their respects to murdered seven-year-old girl

Hundreds of mourners have paid their respects to a seven-year-old girl whose rape and murder have sparked outrage in Iran.

Atena Aslani went missing last month but was found dead by police on Monday, according to local media.

The murder happened in Parsabad, which is situated in the north-east corner of Iran, on the border with Azerbaijan.