Iran admits it 'unintentionally' shot down Ukrainian plane

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Iran admits it 'unintentionally' shot down Ukrainian plane 4.5
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Iran has admitted its military shot down a Ukranian passenger jet, by accident, killing all 176 people on board.
The plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran on Wednesday - after Iran fired missiles targeting US forces based in Iraq.
Western countries had been piling pressure on Iran - which had spent days denying that it was responsible for the crash.
The attack was in response to the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in a US drone strike in Baghdad.
It is Iran's worst civil aviation disaster since 1988 when the US military said it shot down an Iran Air plane over the Gulf by mistake.

Al Jazeera's Assed Baig joins us live from Tehran with updates.


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So, the only people Iran managed to kill in their "revenge" attack were more Iranians... hmm..

Author — Salman Hussain

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Iranian President: We accidentally shot down plane.
Boeing Executives: WHEW. Thank goodness.

Author — Jack Buena

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If Iran wasn't caught with their pants down they would have lied through their teeth about this and shifted the blame. This is the behaviour of a country who must not aquire nukes.

Author — Nigel

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They had to admit it. Too much evidence

Author — Dan Nita

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The Iranians are losing more of their own people since their “revenge” began😔

Author — PurpleKushxJetLife91

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When they said it's unscientific and illogical for an anti-aircraft missile to have hit an aircraft, it pretty much said it all.

Author — Ty Nel

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Lol "Its scientifically impossible for it to have been shot down." Two days later. "Yeah we did it"

Author — OhMyGulay

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Stupid and utter incompetent. They can’t even own up to their own crime, and blame US instead. Their hypocrisy knows no bound.

Author — Seph

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Revenge is never a solution to the problems...

Author — Creative Skool

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So 56 people died at Soleimani's funeral and they killed 178 on the plane by accident.
But they killed no one with 16 missiles they launched into

Author — Martin Quin

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Imagine Iran has been given the Nuclear Weapons go ahead..
Iran: Launches Nuclear weapon and the whole world is gone to ashes
Iran: Opps! we are sorry we did it unintentionally...


Moral of the Story: Give me likes

Author — MUGAMBI DUNCAN MD

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The only time Iran tells the truth is when the rest of the World is squeezing its throat.

Author — eenie1234

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We love the people in Iran. We just don't care for their stupid leaders!

Author — Mr. Wizard

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Now where are the people who said it was USA and Israel? lmao

Author — Deniz Onur

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Can’t even imagine what the families are feeling right now knowing that their loved ones died because of such stupid reason given by Iran

Author — John Philip

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The fact Iran tried to coverup the shoot down and blame the west of conspiracy just speaks volumes on how evil the Iran regime is.

Author — Spaceballz123

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It’s a mess ..am really very sorry for the innocent people who lost their life in this crisis 😢😢😢

Author — Yibeltal Mesfin Mengistu

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This and MH17 prove that flying over conflict zones is not a good idea.

Author — Andre XX

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This is what happens when you give little boys big weapons.

Author — Rodeo thymes

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It is really a sad moment. I pray for the families if the victims.

Author — KHALDUN A. ALQAISI