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BREAKING: Iran admits shooting down Ukrainian airplane ‘unintentionally’

by | EDITOR’S CHOICE

Jan. 11, 20 | 9:19 am

AP

After days of denying its involvement in the crash of the Ukrainian airplane, Iran has admitted that it had mistakenly shot down the aircraft killing at least 170 people onboard.

No less than Iran’s Foreign Affairs Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif confirmed there was “human error” in mistakenly shooting down the Ukrainian plane last Wednesday.

In his tweet minutes ago, he said this was the result of their preliminary conclusions of internal investigation by its Armed Forces.

“Human error at time of crisis caused by Us adventurism led to disaster,” he tweeted.

The Iranian leader also expressed condolences to the families of at least 170 victims.

“Our profound regrets, apologies and condolences to our people to the families of all victims, and to other affected nations, “ he added.

Earlier, Iran denied having a hand on the crash of the Ukrainian plane saying the plane had met technical difficulties and was on fire before it crashed.

No immediate statement was available yet from Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who demanded answers on the incident which killed at least 63 Canadians.

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UAE announces May 24 as first day of Eid Al Fitr

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(WAM) -- Sunday, the 24th of May, will be the first day of Shawwal 1441 H, marking the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, announced the Moon-sighting Committee in a statement issued after its meeting tonight at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department. Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi Al...

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

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Saudi Arabia astronomers have confirmed that the Shawwal crescent moon will not show on May 22 (Ramadan 29), Saudi Gazette reported. Experts at the observatory of Majmaah University in Saudi said that the moon will set before the sun today and will not be...

Pakistan plane crashes with 107 on board

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An aircraft from Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying 99 passengers and eight crew members crashed at a residential area in Karachi on Friday, May 22. Pakistan immediately mobilized paramilitary troops and civil administration authorities to aid and rescue...

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