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it will give them i have serious problems on a personal level and i was unable to live their lives i'm going to. want to know their story in full migrants terrified and reliable information for markets. to get a bit of. welcome back you're watching special coverage from g.w. news live from berlin i'm terry martin thanks for joining us iran claims it has killed more than 80 americans after firing ballistic missiles at u.s. military targets in iraq the missiles reportedly hit 2 bases the assad air base in western iraq and another near the city of in the north the u.s. defense department says it's still assessing the full extent of the damage iran's
revolutionary guard says the attack was in retaliation for the u.s. assassination of general the money last friday. or for the very latest from iran let's cross over to journalist razor cuts who is in tehran raise it we've heard from iran's president hassan rouhani this morning the country's supreme leader ayatollah ali khamenei has also been speaking what have they said about the attack. well this morning the leader said the retaliation the revenge was just a slap in the face of the u.s. to michelle. last night this morning not that they said. i know that ultimately events as to how to keep the u.s. out of the risen. bill be the absolute revenge for
generously money assassination the president also said later today. the u.s. removed the hand of general still a money from his body and in retaliation iran and of course its allies in the region build cars off the us from the region. ok iran's leaders clearly want the u.s. out of the region iran's foreign minister mohammad java celebrates however tweeted that his country had taken and concluded proportionate measures in self-defense adding we do not seek escalation of war or is it do you think that's really the end of it from iran's signed. at least the military response is the end of that. military. from the concert. against the u.s.
interests in the region of course that depends on the u.s. response if trump remains so-called. and it's. as claimed by the us on. the show there will be no more escalation and military. bucks i heard was close to the. reporting. that the number of casualties has been increased more than 80 people iran claims have been killed in an over 200 people the us soldiers that have been wounded and the missile strikes last night and it says that all of them have been transferred out of the. air base. using toppers but. the assessments of the casualties. go and see if anyone has been killed or not ok when you say the i.r.g.c.
the iran revolutionary guard corps you're referring to there they're saying there's been casualties but we don't have any confirmation from either from the iraqis or the americans that there been any casualties if there are none is that going to satisfy the desire for revenge from those angry crowds we've seen on the streets in iran. well of course i don't think iran would change its account of the attack and the casualties iran will insist its intelligence experts say that more than 80 people have been killed and the u.s. is launching a course but we should wait to see how the nation's response. by this by by this attack and the strikes or not but of course.
they can effect in lispunds to the u.s. as do our defense minister said earlier today it was an attack on a u.s. military base that they said that strong in the station says they have had hands he would amount of money on it it was of course a u.s. territory so it is indeed an iranian an attack on a u.s. base you may u.s. territory so it is important still even to the. journalists raising caught said there in tehran thank you very much for talking with us more than 170 people have died after ukrainian passenger jet crashed in iran authorities are pointing to suspected mechanical problems ukraine international airlines plane was on its way from iran's capital tehran to kiev ukraine's president a lot amid selenski broke off a foreign visit to return to kiev because of the crush.
see a spot science lights up the night sky anopheles montana. the apparent remnants of the ukraine international and on flight that crashed shortly after takeoff you know something everyone in capital. iranian t.v. stations are the 1st to broadcast images of the accident including this mobile phone video which appears to show the plane going down. but it's daybreak that reveals the extent of the destruction plane debris smolders a jet engine lies abandoned and the personal belongings of the victims lies scattered across the field where the plane went down. by witnesses say they heard an explosion when it did. start to shift it was about 6 o'clock when we heard an explosion i was on the way to work but returned and was here shortly after when i
arrived the plane and passion just bodies had been shattered into many pieces the only thing that the pilot could do wish via the plane towards a soccer field and away from a residential area. your warning from the part of their god the plane carried more than 170 passengers and crew from a number of different countries none of them survived. iranian state television and the ukrainian embassy in iran both blame mechanical issues for the crash the latter adding that the incident was not caused by terrorism the airline itself says it's still trying to determine the cause. as investigators search for answers rescuers are handling the grim task of recovering the dead. more on the plane crash i'm joined now by aviation expert geoffrey thomas her he joins us from perth australia geoffrey what
more do we know about this crash. look we now understand there was a significant engine failure. and it might have been on an uncontained engine failure where the fan blades of the engine exit the engine itself and possibly punch of the fuselage it was a large. from this a craft try to impact on the ground and the examination of the wreckage shows one engine is pretty well intact but the other engine shows significant destruction and exhibits. signs of a massive fire we know that there's 176 people on board that some count puts some pounds put that 179147 of those were iranian folks going to. so this stage it appears to be
a major mechanical problem and that's been confirmed by the iranian investigators on the ground but why the pilots couldn't. contain this fire we dug not there was no communication from the complete whatsoever after sign off. that hint of any problems all tracking devices ceased before at about 1000 feet and then the plane plummeted down to to the ground what can you tell us stephanie about the safety record of the plane of this particular model the $737.00 and the airline that was operating it. uses the 737 next generational rangy this is the ite 100 model is 3 models is the 700 night 10903 airing in size the i hunted has an excellent safety record there's over
$7000.00 of them flying around the world at the moment they do about 4 or 5 flights a day so it's a very sick. if you can contribute to the world say a line system. and a very reliable aircraft the ukrainians national airlines as was formed in 9092 it has 38 it profit its fleet it flies to better idea destinations and this is its 1st fatality so ticks all the boxes as donald might just say to your dad's so it's a very good ale on the respected so this is really quite a strange and very tragic occurrence and this this accident happened to jeffrey just as iran was launching ballistic missiles against targets in neighboring iraq could that have played been a factor in this crash look i don't believe so. the evident no evidence is to that to suggest that could be the case it's still it's very early
days at this stage but initial initial suggestions are no it did not have any effect this appears to be a technical problem a technical side. and this airplane was carrying mostly iranian nationals. sure it was not a target either intentionally or any change only if it appears to be a mechanical issue jeffrey thank you very much for your insights that was n.e.'s aviation expert geoffrey thomas there. in other news spain's socialist leader pedro sanchez has been confirmed as the country's prime minister after a narrow parliamentary vote sanchez will now head up of minority left wing government spain's 1st coalition since it made the transition to democracy in the mid 1970 s. . and the world health organization says more than 6000 people have now died from
a measles epidemic in the democratic republic of congo the w.h.o. says it needs more funds to stem the outbreak of the highly infectious disease claims low vaccination rates for the epidemic. just a reminder the top stories we're following for you here today on the news and claims it has killed more than 80 americans after firing ballistic missiles at the u.s. military targets in iraq these strikes are in retaliation for the u.s. assassination of iran's top general us president donald trump tweeted earlier that all is well as damage was being assessed. and more than 170 people are dead after ukrainian paralyzer crushed tehran's airport arabian state t.v. says 4 passengers and crew aboard the plane were killed when it went down shortly after takeoff. coming up next in business news it's the tech industries biggest global showcase so why are chinese companies steering clear of
this year's consumer electronics show. stephen beardsley will be here with that story and much more they're going to get all the latest news of patients around the clock on a website called i'm terry margin find me at t.m. new stream on twitter thankful. every 2 seconds the person is forced to flee their home. the consequences to say stress our documentary series displaced depicts dramatic humanitarian crises from around the world to. fuck a thing we don't have time to think i didn't go to university to kill people. i mean i hate. people fear for their lives and their future so they seek refuge abroad but what will become of us who stay behind and simply.
my husband went to peru because of the crisis. if he hadn't gone there we would have died of hunger one of them high. displaced. stores are turning refuse to. market shutter as a red fires missiles that u.s. targets will tehran's anger fueled more investor worries or does the attack suggest the worst is over we'll take a look. also coming up the world's largest consumer tech showcase welcomes more big industry but more chinese companies are choosing to stay away. this is your business report i'm stephen bears in berlin it's watching oil prices briefly spiked in response to iran's attack on u.s. forces in iraq on wednesday they settled later in the morning but remained up from
tuesday's levels the price of gold in the japanese yen also rose on the news as investors saw safe haven amid the growing tension in the middle east reports of the attacks and speculation about possible u.s. response also shares across asia down in early trading let's go now to our financial correspondent in frankfurt chelsea delaney chelsea how seriously are markets taking this attack financial markets are having a fairly moderate response to these attacks quite surprisingly there wasn't an initial. spike in oil prices oil was about 5 percent and global equities really sold off but that's really been moderated throughout the morning here in here up and now stocks are down just a little bit across the board one of the reasons for that investors say is that these 2 statements are from iran and one from the u.s. president treated overnight that all is well so far so good and they haven't.
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