Identified 169 people destroyed by Iran

the Specialists of Forensic diagnostic center of Tehran at the moment identified 169 victims in the crash of a Ukrainian plane in Iran. The body 150 of the victims have already handed over to their relatives who provided the genetic material for the special examination.

Earlier, the head criminal Prosecutor’s office of Tehran, Mohammad Shahriari promised that work on the identification of other victims should be completed by the end of the week, writes TASS.

as a result of plane crash of the “Ukraine International airlines” on 8 January in Iran has killed 176 people, among whom were citizens of Ukraine, Canada, Iran, Germany, Afghanistan, and the subjects of great Britain and Sweden. January 11, the Iranian military has acknowledged that the plane was shot down by a calculating defense by mistake: the operator took it for a cruise missile.

on Sunday, January 19, the bodies of 11 victims of Ukrainians were delivered home: the plane carrying them landed at the Kiev airport “Borispol”. He was met by President Vladimir Zelensky, Prime Minister Alexey Goncharuk and other representatives of the government. The whole day at the airport will be held a ceremony of farewell to the dead. Zelensky, the President once again expressed condolences to the families of victims of the crash.