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Jun 01, 2019
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Top Iranian Generals Observe as Villagers Use Mock Missiles on Zip-Lines to "Bomb" Capitol Hill, U.S. Ship, Israel

#7289 | 04:49
Source: IRIB Ofogh TV (Iran)

On June 1, 2019, Ofogh TV (Iran) aired a documentary about Iranian villagers who staged a mock bombing of Israel, Capitol Hill, and a U.S. Navy ship. The demonstration was held in the village of Kiasar in northern Iran, as part of an annual display in honor of Iranian martyrs. The report shows the producers of the display making the model missiles and setting up several cables that were 800 to 1,000 meters long down which the missiles would glide to their "targets," where they would make a large explosion. One of the missiles had a quote by Imam Khomeini painted on it that said: "Israel must be erased from the annals of history."

IRGC General Ali Fazli, the commander of the IRGC Officers College, who was present at the display, said that it demonstrates the willpower and the faith of the villagers, and that the village might one day be turned into a real base for the defense of Islam if there is a need. General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force, added that the display has great meaning for the entire Iranian people, and he sent personal regards from Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei to the village families.

Man: "We install it wherever the guys tell us they want it."

Interviewer: "At what speed does it go down?"

Man: "It depends. I don't know the speed. The guys already installed it. It will take the missile 16 seconds to go down."

Interviewer: "What is the length of the cable?"

Man: "The shortest cable this time is 800 meters."

Interviewer: "And what is the longest?"

Man: "One kilometer."

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General Ali Fazli: "This symbolic missile demonstrates their willpower and their faith. In fact, if there is a need one day, this place will be transformed into a real base for the defense of the religion of God."

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Announcer: "Prepare to erase Israel from the annals of history. This mark of shame will quickly and permanently be erased from the annals of the world. This base of global Zionism, England, and America – we shall raze it to the ground, and we shall erase it from the annals of history. Oh Emir of the Believers. Oh Emir of the Believers. Oh Emir of the Believers. 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, fire!"

Crowd: "Allah Akbar! Death to America!"

IRGC General Amir Ali Hajizadeh: "What you symbolically showed us today – especially the launching of the missiles and all the efforts you invested – have great meaning for me, for the senior officials, and for the Iranian people. We have brought here today a very precious gift. Last night, when we informed the Leader [Khamenei] that we would come here to participate with you dear people in this ceremony, the honorable Leader entrusted me with the mission of sending his regards to your dear families."

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