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Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi Dies in Helicopter Crash

Ebrahim Raisi

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The President of Iran, Mr Ebrahim Raisi, has died in a helicopter crash alongside eight other persons, including the country’s Foreign Minister, Mr Hossein Amir-Abdollahian. His death came a few weeks after Iran fired missiles into Israel, which did not do major damage to the target nation, which also responded sparingly. According to several Iranian news platforms, the main cause of the air mishap that claimed the life of 63-year-old Mr Raisi on Sunday night has not been confirmed. However, there are fears that the unfortunate incident could be linked to Israel, which could trigger fresh unrest