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Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

01 January, 2020 2:36 pm 2:36 pm

TEHRAN (AFP) – 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 … Read More

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Iran makes arrests over plane disaster as protests rage on

01 January, 2020 5:41 pm 5:41 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran said on Tuesday it had arrested people accused of a role in shooting down a Ukrainian airliner and had also detained 30 people involved in protests that have swept the nation since the military belatedly admitted its error. Wednesday’s shooting down of Ukraine International Airlines flight 752, killing all 176 people … Read More