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Rescue workers search the wreckage of a Boeing Co. 737-800 aircraft, operated by Ukraine International Airlines, which crashed shortly after takeoff near Shahedshahr, Iran on January 8.(Photo: Bloomberg)

Iran owns up to targeting Ukraine jet with Russian-made missiles

By Associated Press | Dubai
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 02:55 PM IST
Iran acknowledged on Tuesday that its armed forces fired two Russian anti-aircraft missiles at a Ukrainian jetliner, the Boeing 737-800 that crashed after taking off from Tehran’s main airport earlier this month, killing all 176 people on board.
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