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‘Disastrous mistake’: Iran admits it shot down Ukrainian plane


Iran has admitted ‘human error’ that killed all 176 people on board, including 13 Afghans

AT News

KABUL: The government of Iran has announced that it’s
militarily “unintentionally” shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, killing all 176 on
board, including 13 Afghans.

The Ukraine International Airlines airliner had flown close
to a sensitive military site when it was brought down, reported Iranian state
TV, citing a statement from Iran’s armed forces.

Iranian authorities in a statement on Saturday morning blamed
‘human error” for the incident, adding that the military mistook Flight 752 for
a “hostile target”. Press TV also quoted Iran’s General Staff of the Armed
Forces as saying …read more

Source:: Afghanistan Times

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