WORLD NEWS – Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi killed in helicopter crash


Mariah Cain, Staff Writer

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi, 63, was killed Sunday in a helicopter crash. There were eight other people on board including Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian. The helicopter crashed in a mountainous region under heavy fog.

Iran’s first Vice President Mohammed Mokhber has been named the country’s acting president. Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kanu will serve as acting foreign minister. 


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