DNA Explainer: Why was Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi, killed in helicopter crash, regarded as 'Butcher of Tehran'?

Credit: DNA- Published on May 21, 2024
The helicopter crash comes amid the Middle East remaining perturbed by the Israel-Hamas war, during which Ebrahim Raisi, under Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, launched an unexpected drone-and-missile attack on Israel just last month.

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Published on May 19, 2024 -  03:01
Breaking: Iranian President Raisi's Helicopter Involved In 'hard Landing', Search Ongoing
A helicopter in a convoy carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi allegedly crashed in East Azerbaijan, according to multiple media reports on Sunday. The country's Finance Minister Amir Abdollahian was reportedly also on board. #BreakingNews #Iran #PresidentRaisi #HelicopterCrash #EastAzerbaijan #EmergencySearch #AviationAccident #IranianPresident #FoggyWeather #RescueEfforts ~HT.97~PR.152~ED.103~

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