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[Adapted from website:] Baha’i World News Service

[Date:] 1 Esfand 1387 (19 February 2009)


Breaking News: Demolition of the Baha’i cemetery in Semnan

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Today, the Baha’i cemetery in Semnan has been attacked; 50 tombstones have been destroyed and the bathhouse section of the cemetery set on fire. We will inform you about the latest news in this regard as soon as we receive it.