Iran state TV reports Ukrainian plane crashes near Tehran

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(AP) -- The Associated Press reported that Iranian state TV claims that a Ukrainian airplane has crashed near Tehran

There is no immediate word on injures.

The state TV report says the crash Wednesday morning is suspected to have been caused by mechanical issues.

CNN reported the plane was a Boeing 737.

The report did not elaborate.

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