Why in news?

A Ukrainian airliner crashed shortly after take­off from Tehran on 8th January killing all 176 on board, mainly Iranians and Canadians.

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How did the crash occur?

  • The crash occurred amid high tensions in West Asia and shortly after Tehran launched missiles at bases in Iraq housing U.S. troops.
  • But there was no immediate indication of foul play and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned against “speculating” on the cause of the disaster.
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