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Iranian missile accidentally brought down Ukrainian jet, officials say, citing early evidence

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  1. [2]
    Deimos
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    Bellingcat posted an article analyzing and geolocating the video that seems to show the missile strike:...

    Bellingcat posted an article analyzing and geolocating the video that seems to show the missile strike: https://www.bellingcat.com/news/mena/2020/01/09/video-apparently-showing-flight-ps572-missile-strike-geolocated-to-iranian-suburb/

    9 votes
  2. MimicSquid
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    Oof. Oversensitive air defenses is definitely one of the better and more charitable interpretations of the situation. I was worried that Iran shot it down in some larger geopolitical ploy.

    Oof. Oversensitive air defenses is definitely one of the better and more charitable interpretations of the situation. I was worried that Iran shot it down in some larger geopolitical ploy.

    6 votes
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    moocow1452
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    So, this just got a whole lot more complicated, right?

    So, this just got a whole lot more complicated, right?

    2 votes
    1. j3n
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      This has been the front-runner explanation from the minute the crash was reported. The only thing new here is semi-official confirmation.

      This has been the front-runner explanation from the minute the crash was reported. The only thing new here is semi-official confirmation.

      9 votes
  4. synaps3
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    So what happens now ?

    So what happens now ?