Iran admits 'unintentionally' taking pictures down aircraft – BBC Information
Iran has admitted “unintentionally” taking pictures down a Ukrainian passenger jet, killing all 176 folks on board.
An investigation discovered that “missiles fired as a consequence of human error”, President Hassan Rouhani stated. He described the crash as an “unforgivable mistake”.
The army stated the jet turned in the direction of a delicate web site belonging to Iran’s Revolutionary Guards and was then mistaken for a cruise missile.
Iran had beforehand rejected options that it was in charge.
The downing of Ukraine Worldwide Airways flight PS752 on Wednesday got here simply hours after Iran carried out missile strikes on two airbases housing US forces in Iraq.
The strikes have been a response to the killing of senior Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani in a US drone strike in Baghdad on three January.
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