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  • Iran admits shooting down Ukrainian airliner

    Iranian state media reports that Iran shot down the Ukrainian passenger plane unintentionally.

    The Iranian army issued a statement on Saturday morning. According to the army, this was a human error. The army officials stated that the mistake occurred when a passenger plane turned toward the military area. The army said in a statement that those responsible would be held accountable.

    Ukraine International Airlines' passenger plane crashed early Wednesday after taking off from Tehran airport. …