Vigil for the victims of flight PS752

Last week the world was shocked by the devastating news that 176 people lost their lives in the crash of Ukrainian International flight PS752.

The airliner was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile killing all the passengers and crew members. A number of passengers on board were reportedly students and university staff returning to their schools outside Iran after the end of holiday season.

To show respect to the victims and sympathy with the families and loved ones, the Otago Iranian Student Association held a vigil on Wednesday January 15, 2020. The participants gathered in the Central Library, University of Otago, to pray and honour all those involved in this tragedy.

 - Abbas Alizadeh/Photos by Amir Amini