Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Iran’s President, Foreign Minister Found Deceased At Helicopter Crash Site

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Rescue teams discovered the charred wreckage of the helicopter carrying Iranian President and several other high-ranking government officials after more than 10 hours of searching the rugged terrain in near zero visibility.

There were no survivors.

Many considered Raisi, a hardliner in Tehran who ruthlessly suppressed dissent throughout his career, as a likely successor to Supreme Leader Ayatollah .

Iran launched an unprecedented strike involving ballistic missiles and suicide drones against last month.

A senior Israeli official told Reuters that Israel was not involved in Sunday's crash.

Foreign Minister , along with six other passengers and crew, also died in the incident.

Khamenei announced Monday that the Vice President will serve as the acting president until elections can be held.

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Patrick Houck
Patrick Houck
Patrick Houck is an avid political enthusiast based out of the Washington, D.C. metro area. His expertise is in campaigns and the use of targeted messaging to persuade voters. When not combing through the latest news, you can find him enjoying the company of family and friends or pursuing his love of photography.

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