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Early report by Iranian military has ruled out criminal activity in helicopter crash that killed late president Raisi
Large crowds watch Ebrahim Raisi being laid to rest, days after he was killed in a helicopter crash.
The ceremony will begin with Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, leading prayers in Tehran.
Mourners waved Iranian flags and portraits of the late president, who will be buried on Thursday.
Thousands of people are gathering in the city of Tabiz to mourn the victim's of Sunday's helicopter crash.
Processions for Ebrahim Raisi and the other victims of Sunday's helicopter crash will take place in Tabriz.
Shock and disbelief spread through social media as news about President Ebrahim Raisi’s helicopter broke.
While some support his hard line stance, President Raisi also has many detractors.
Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian is also confirmed to have died in Sunday's crash in north-western Iran.
Authorities have not yet given a cause for the crash that killed Iran's president and eight others.
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Raisi's death will test a system where hardliners dominate all branches of power, Lyse Doucet writes.
The president and foreign minister died after their helicopter crashed in north-western Iran on Sunday.