Helicopter carrying Iran’s president suffers a hard landing… rescue is underway


According to News from the Iranian capital, Tehran, A helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi had a what was described as hard landing” on Sunday.

According to the Iranian state media, rescue is underway for the Iranian president, and others who were with him in the helicopter

Raisi was traveling in Iran’s East Azerbaijan province, as the incident happened near Jolfa, a city on the border with the Azerbaijan, 600 kilometers northwest of the Iranian capital, Tehran.

However, Iranian state TV later said that it took place farther east near the village of Ozi, with contradicted details.

Traveling with Raisi were Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, the governor of Iran’s East Azerbaijan province and other officials and bodyguards, the state-run IRNA news agency reported.

One local government official used the word crash to describe the incident, but he acknowledged to an Iranian newspaper that he had yet to reach the site himself.

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