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Presidential electioneering gets ugly…

June 5, 2009

in Iran.

images-1One of the intended passengers for a domestic Iranian flight on which a bomb was found on Saturday was former Iranian president Mohammad Khatami, the Iranian daily Sarmayeh reported on Monday. A bomb was discovered on the plane 15 minutes into the flight from the southern Iranian city Ahvaz bound for the capital Teheran. The plane turned back to the airport in Ahwaz, where authorities disarmed the bomb.  According to regional media, Khatami was scheduled to be on the flight, but his plans changed and he left on an earlier flight. It was unclear why he altered his schedule.

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