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Iranian Photographer Mohsen Rasulof dies in Kyrgyz plane crash

TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (Mehr News Agency) -- Young Iranian photographer Mohsen Rasulof died in a recent plane crash in Kyrgyzstan.


The passenger jet carrying 90 people, crashed Sunday shortly after takeoff near the Kyrgyz capital, killing 68 on board.


Rasulof was in Bishkek to examine locations for a future documentary project. Mohsen Rasulof was born in 1983 in Shiraz and was a graduate of engineering from Britain.


A photo by Mohsen Rasulof



Among his credits were the photography of the movies "The Green Fire" directed by Mohammadreza Aslani and the "Lullaby" by Manijeh Hekmat.


He had also held several photo exhibits in Shiraz, Abadan, Gorgan, Tehran, and Isfahan, and was also scheduled to hold a solo exhibit in New York.


The Boeing 737 was headed to Iran when it crashed near Bishkek's Manas International Airport. Twenty-two people, including two crewmembers, survived the accident.


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