After days of denial and obfuscation, Iran’s authorities admitted that an Iranian surface-to-airmissile brought down Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 last week. The mistaken strike – carried out in the shadow of a retaliatory Iranian missile barrage on U.S. positions in Iraq – led to the death of all 176 passengers aboard, including a large number of Iranian nationals studying overseas.
Anger at the regime’s misinformation lighted a spark. “Many Iranians are furious, both with the apparent attempt to hide the truth and the earlier decision by Iranian authorities not to stop civilian flights when the heightened risk of war with …read more
Source:: Independent Online