(Breitbart) Earlier this month, Alireza, a 37-year-old man sentenced to death for drug smuggling was hanged in Bojnurd prison in Iran’s northern Khorasan province. 12 minutes later he was pronounced dead and his body was sent for burial. That’s just where the story begins.

The following day, the worker preparing his corpse for family collection, noticed steam in the plastic cover in which Alireza was wrapped. He was alive. He was immediately taken to Bojnurd’s Imam Ali hospital.

The state-run Jam-e-Jam newspaper reported that Iranian judicial officials will wait until the man makes a full recovery and they will hang him again.

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