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30 Iranian war veterans swim 3.5km in memory of Flight 655

Tehran, IRNA – 30 Iranian veterans disabled during Iran-Iraq war swam 3.5 in the Persian Gulf to memorize the downing of Flight 655 in 1988.

34 years after US downing of Iranian passenger flight

Qeshm, IRNA – July 3 marks the anniversary of a human tragedy for Iranians when they remember the downing of flight 655 in 1988 by two missiles that led to the killing of 298 innocent people.