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Iran says it ‘unintentionally’ shot down plane

Debris of the Ukraine International Airlines, flight PS752, Boeing 737-800 plane that was shot down after take-off from Iran’s Imam Khomeini airport, on the outskirts of Tehran. Photo: Reuters

Iran said on Saturday it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 people aboard and voiced its deep regret, after initially denying it brought down the aircraft in the tense aftermath of Iranian missile strikes on U.S. targets in Iraq. …read more

Source:: Otago Daily Times