The Iranians were in pain because the army shot the wrong plane
Many Iranians went on social media to express pain, anger and shock after the government admitted to shooting the wrong Ukrainian plane, according to ABC.
The statement said that “human error” led to the catastrophic accident of flight No. 752 of Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) on the outskirts of Tehran on January 8. All 167 passengers and 9 crew members died.
According to Iran’s Fars news agency, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on January 10 asked members of the Supreme National Security Council to “inform clearly and honestly” to the people about what happened. out. However, this “honest” announcement did not curb the shock and indignation of the people over the deaths of innocent people as well as the government hiding the truth for three days after the accident.
“It took them 3-4 days to realize they had fired the rocket,” photographer Arash Ashournia asked on Twitter.
Another high-ranking Iranian commander was killed
A pro-Iranian commander of the Iraqi People’s Mobilization Force (PMF) was killed by unidentified gunmen.
According to the Daily Mail, Taleb Abbas Ali al-Saedi was shot dead late January 11 in Karbala, a city nearly 100 km southwest of Baghdad. Local media reported only briefly that al-Saedi was “assassinated” by unknown gunmen, providing no further details. The Town Hall site added that al-Saedi was killed along with two companions.