Iranians reacted with shock and incomprehension yesterday after their military confessed to accidentally shooting down the Ukrainian airliner

Iranians reacted with shock and incomprehension yesterday after their military confessed to accidentally shooting down the Ukrainian airliner that crashed outside Tehran on Wednesday, killing all 176 people on board. Videos on social media showed crowds gathering in central Tehran and other cities to chant anti-government slogans and tearing up pictures of the assassinated General Qassem Soleimani. ‘I wish I had died, and I wouldn’t have seen such an incident,’ Hajizadeh said somberly at a press conference. He claimed that a ‘request had been made to clear the sky from civil flights at that time, but it did not happen … Continue reading Iranians reacted with shock and incomprehension yesterday after their military confessed to accidentally shooting down the Ukrainian airliner