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Plane accident in Mashhad leaves at least 17 dead

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Latest update : 2009-07-24

At least 17 people were killed in a plane accident on Friday in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad, the official IRNA news agency reported. The plane, which had arrived from Tehran, reportedly caught fire.

AFP - At least 17 people were killed Friday in a plane accident in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad, the official IRNA news agency reported.
  
"There was an accident and a fire involving a passenger plane from Tehran to Mashhad that has left 17 people dead and 19 injured," IRNA said quoting the deputy governor of Khorasan province, Ghahreman Rashid.
  
State television reported that the accident occurred as the plane was landing at the international airport in Mashhad, in  northeast Iran, and said earlier that 15 people were killed.
  

Date created : 2009-07-24

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