Iran President’s helicopter location still unknown, massive rescue on

Srinagar, May 19 (KNS): The exact location of the helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, which experienced a rough landing in northwestern Iran, is still unknown as search and rescue teams are braving adverse weather conditions and challenging terrain to locate the site, reports said.

Reports said that the weather is extremely foggy, which is making the rescue efforts very difficult.

They said that the exact location of the President's helicopter is still unknown. “New rescue teams and some mountaineers have joined the search and rescue operation."

The search and rescue teams have reached the location where it was suspected that the President's helicopter had been forced to make emergency landing, but heavy rain and mud are making it difficult for vehicles and personnel to traverse, the report said.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel

The incident happened on Sunday in Dizmar forest between the cities of Varzaqan and Jolfa in East Azerbaijan province as the president was returning from an event to inaugurate a dam with Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev.

The rescue teams are facing significant challenges due to the heavy fog in the remote mountainous region. (KNS) 

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