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Rescuers trying to reach helicopter involved in an ‘incident’ that was traveling with Iran president

By The Associated Press on May 19, 2024.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Rescuers in Iran are trying to reach a helicopter involved in “an incident” while traveling with an entourage including President Ebrahim Raisi, state television reported Sunday.

There was no immediate elaboration on what happened to the helicopter, nor who was on board. Semiofficial news agencies offered varying explanations for what was happening.

Raisi was traveling in Iran’s East Azerbaijan province.

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