July 12, 2020

At least seven dead when a cargo plane crashes west of Tehran

At least seven people were killed today when a cargo plane crashed near the city of Karag, west of Tehran, according to the Emergency Organization of Iran.

The spokesman of the organization, Mojtaba Jaledí, explained to the official IRNA agency that the deceased were on board the wrecked device, a Boeing-707 in which a total of 16 people were traveling.

Another of the passengers survived but is hospitalized in critical condition, while for the moment the situation of the rest of the occupants of the plane is unknown, which caught fire after crashing in the vicinity of a residential area.


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