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5/29/04

Governor of Iran's quake-stricken Qazvin province dies in chopper crash

Qazvin, May 29, IRNA -- The governor of the northwestern Qazvin province, Massoud Emami, was killed when the helicopter carrying him to affected areas in Friday's earthquake went down Saturday evening.

His deputy, the provincial police chief as well as the pilot of the helicopter and two other crew members were also killed, an official at the governor's office here said.

Emami was heading to the mountainous region of Alamout to have a closely inspect the devastation caused a day before in a deadly earthquake.

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