A Ukrainian airplane carrying 176 people crashed, killing all onboard. (AP pic)TEHRAN: Iran’s civil aviation authority confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner that was brought down earlier this month, in a preliminary report posted on its website late Monday.
“Investigators … discovered that two Tor-M1 missiles … were fired at the aircraft,” it said, adding an investigation was ongoing to assess the bearing their impact had on the accident.
The statement confirms a report in The New York Times which included video footage appearing to show two projectiles being fired at the airliner.
The Tor-M1 is a short-range surface-to-air missile …read more
Source:: Free Malaysia Today