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|Scores killed in Iran plane blaze
||Scores killed in Iran plane blaze
(about 2 hours later)
A passenger plane has burst into flames upon landing in Iran's north-eastern city of Mashhad, killing at least 80 people, state television reports.
The plane is said to have been travelling from the port city of Bandar Abbas in southern Iran.
There are reports that dozens of people managed to escape the blaze.
The fire began when one of the plane's tyres burst as it was landing, Iranian television said. It is not clear if the fire has been fully extinguished.
The Russian-built Tupolev jet was carrying 147 passengers, reports say.
Mashhad is located some 1,000 km (620 miles) north-east of Tehran and is a major pilgrimage destination for devout Shia Muslims.