Iran announced its first arrests over the accidental shooting on Tuesday, without naming who or how many people had been detained [File: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP]
A new video has surfaced showing the moment two missiles hit a Ukrainian passenger plane over Iran‘s capital, Tehran, killing all 176 passengers and crew on board.
The New York Times said it had verified the security camera footage, which showed two missiles being fired 30 seconds apart, neither of which brought the plane down immediately.
In the video, the aircraft is seen flying for several minutes, on fire, before crashing to the ground and exploding.
The newspaper said the first strike disabled the plane’s transponder before it was hit by the second missile.
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