Iran Announces Arrests over Downing of Plane that Killed 176

Iran's judiciary said arrests have been made for the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 people on board just after takeoff from Tehran last week.

  • Published 14 January 2020

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's judiciary said arrests have been made for the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 people on board just after takeoff from Tehran last week. The announcement came amid an upswell of anger and protests by Iranians in recent days over the downing of the jetliner last Wednesday and apparent attempts by senior officials in Iran to cover up the cause of the crash. Iran, which… Read at AP News