Iran confirms absence of citizens of Kazakhstan among plane crash casualties in Iran

Astana. January 9. KazTAG - Iran has confirmed absence of the citizens of Kazakhstan among the casualties of crashed Ukrainian plane in Iran, reports the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan.
"According to the official information of Iran, there were no citizens of Kazakhstan aboard the Ukrainian plane," said the message.
As it was reported, Boeing 737 operated by the International airlines of Ukraine crashed near the airport of Khomeini in Teheran shortly after taking off. The plane was bound to Kiev. According to preliminary information there were 170 people aboard, all of them have been killed in the crash.
The Iranian authorities said the crash was caused by fire in the motor section. Teheran denies the version of missile attack.

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