Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini’s wife dies

March 23rd, 2009 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS  

Tehran, March 22 (IANS) The wife of late Imam Ayatollah Khomeini, the father of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, died here, IRNA reported Sunday.
Khadije Saghafi passed away in Tehran Saturday morning after a long period of illness.

Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, leader of the Islamic Revolution, led a special prayer for her.

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was among the top officials and people from various walks of life who attended the ceremony in Tehran University Sunday morning.

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