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Iranian president's helicopter makes hard landing in NW province

Tehran, May 19 (UNI) A helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi suffered an accident and made a hard landing in Iran's northwestern province of East Azarbaijan on Sunday, the state-run IRIB TV reported.
The possible site of the incident has been determined to be in Varzaqan, some 670 km away from the capital Tehran, and rescue teams have been dispatched to the scene, the report said.
The convoy, comprising three helicopters, was on its way from Khoda Afarin County, where Raisi attended the inauguration ceremony of a storage dam along with his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev earlier in the day, to the provincial capital Tabriz for the inauguration of a petrochemical complex, according to the report.
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