Iran—IRGC Admits To Accidently Shooting Down Ukrainian Airliner

Islamic Republic News Agency | 01/13/2020

Iranian officials say that a Ukraine-bound passenger plane was accidently shot down last week, reports the official Islamic Republic News Agency (Tehran).  On Jan. 8, Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was downed by an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) surface-to-air missile after it was mistaken for a hostile target, the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces said on Saturday.  The incident came hours after Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles...

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