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Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi Dies in Helicopter Crash near Azerbaijan Border

Iran was plunged into mourning today as news emerged that President Ebrahim Raisi had tragically perished in a helicopter crash near the Azerbaijan border.

The ill-fated helicopter, carrying President Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, crashed in mountainous terrain on Sunday, with the wreckage discovered amidst treacherous blizzard conditions during an overnight search on Monday.

A senior Iranian official, speaking on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the situation, confirmed the devastating news to Reuters, stating, “President Raisi, the foreign minister, and all passengers in the helicopter were killed in the crash.”

Confirmation of President Raisi’s demise was later relayed to the public via social media by Vice President Mohsen Mansouri and on state television.

The nation is now in a state of shock and mourning, grappling with the sudden loss of its leader. President Raisi, who assumed office in August 2021, was regarded as a significant figure in Iranian politics, known for his conservative stance and dedication to the country’s interests.

As Iran mourns the loss of President Raisi, details surrounding the cause of the tragic accident are still under investigation. The incident serves as a stark reminder of the inherent risks faced by leaders and public officials in the pursuit of their duties.

Efecha Gold
Efecha Gold
Multimedia Expert, Journalist, and Singer.


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