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Iran's junior judo squad killed in plane crash

Press TV - Ten members of Iran's Junior Judo squad were among the passengers of an Iranian jet which crashed in northwest Iran with nearly 168 people on board. Eight Iranian judo athletes and two coaches were traveling to the Armenian capital, Yerevan, on Wednesday to hold a training camp.

Iran's Junior Judo squad

Vahid Ebrahimi, Iman Zeinivand, Hossein Bana, Saeid Rasouli, Mostafa Sabbaghi, Yahya Baqerpour, Mosayyeb Aziz Elahi and Alireza Lashkari were the Iranian athletes who were accompanies by Ali Bahrami and Ali Mohaddes as coaches.

The Iranian passenger plane crashed near the city of Qazvin.

The Russian-made Tupolev went down near the village of Jannat-Abad at 11:33 am local time.

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