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Iran chief of staff orders probe into presidential helicopter crash: media

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Iran’s military chief of staff Mohammad Bagheri ordered on Monday a probe into the cause of a helicopter crash that killed president Ebrahim Raisi and his entourage.

Bagheri ordered “a high-ranking committee to launch an investigation into the cause of the president’s helicopter crash” that took place on Sunday, the ISNA news agency reported.


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