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Iran Denies its Missile Responsible for Plane Crash Which Killed 176
WORLD NEWS

Iran Denies its Missile Responsible for Plane Crash Which Killed 176

BY OUR CORRESPONDENT Iran on Friday denied allegations that a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed outside Tehran was brought down by an Iranian missile and called on the U.S. and Canada to share any information they have on the crash, which killed all 176 people on board. Western leaders said the plane appeared to have been unintentionally hit by a surface-to-air missile near Tehran, Iran just hours after Iran launched a series of ballistic missiles at two U.S. bases in Iraq to avenge the killing of its top general in an American airstrike last week. “What is obvious for us, and what we can say with certainty, is that no missile hit the plane,” Ali Abedzadeh, head of Iran’s national aviation department, told a press conference. “If they are really sure, they should come and show the