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Helicopter carrying Iran President Ebrahim Raisi makes “hard landing”

First Published: 19th May, 2024 21:08 IST

Jolfa is nearly 600 km away from Tehran, in East Azarbaijan.

A helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi made a “hard landing” in Jolfa on Sunday.

Reports stated that the incident happened due to dense fog in the region. Jolfa is nearly 600 km away from Tehran, in East Azarbaijan.

There were three helicopters in this convoy, two of which were carrying ministers and officials, and they arrived at their destination safely.

Reports citing authorities stated that bad weather conditions have made it difficult for rescue teams to reach the site of the incident.

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