Iran President’s Chopper Crashes
20 May 2024
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Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s Helicopter Makes Hard Landing Amid Poor Weather.

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A helicopter carrying Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi and several top officials encountered severe difficulties and made a hard landing near Jolfa, on the Iranian border with Azerbaijan. This incident was reported by Iran’s state television amid worsening weather conditions in the area.

According to the latest updates, the helicopter, which was also carrying Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian among others, has crashed. Search and rescue operations are currently underway to reach the site, which is challenged by heavy rain and wind.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s Supreme Leader, has expressed his deep concern for the president and his companions, urging the nation to pray for their health and safety. “We hope that Almighty God will return the esteemed and beloved President and his companions to the embrace of the nation,” Khamenei stated. He reassured the public, saying, “The Iranian nation should not worry or be anxious; no disruption will occur in the country’s affairs.”

Details about the condition of President Raisi and the other occupants of the helicopter remain unclear as rescue teams work tirelessly to reach them. The nation holds its breath, hoping for the safe return of its leaders amidst this critical situation. Further updates are expected as efforts continue to navigate the challenging conditions at the crash site.- Agencies