Maps present the place Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s helicopter was discovered | EUROtoday

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The helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi together with different officers crashed within the East Azerbaijan province within the nation’s mountainous northwest, Iranian state media reported.

Rescue groups struggled to succeed in the realm the place the helicopter was believed to have landed amid poor visibility, state media mentioned.

During a tv broadcast, an International Red Cross and Red Crescent official described the lively search space, 55 miles north of the provincial capital of Tabriz, as roughly 20 to 30 sq. miles in mountainous terrain.

Raisi was coming back from an look with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to inaugurate the joint Qiz Qalasi Dam challenge when the helicopter went down within the East Azerbaijan province. The dam that Raisi visited earlier than the crash is roughly 30 miles away.