Iran says Revolutionary Guard has shot down US drone

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has said it shot down a US drone amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington.

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has said it shot down a US drone amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington.

The paramilitary group, which answers only to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said it shot down the drone on Thursday morning when it entered Iranian airspace near the Kouhmobarak district in southern Iran’s Hormozgan province.

Kouhmobarak is some 750 miles south-east of Tehran and is close to the Strait of Hormuz.

Iran’s state-run...
source: Oxford Times

2019-06-20 09:23
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