Iran Claims It Downed Foreign Drone


Iran claimed that it shot down a foreign drone over one of its Gulf ports.

The Jerusalem Post reports,

Iran later confirmed that its forces indeed shot down a drone and said it belonged to a foreign country, state news agency IRNA reported.

"The downed drone definitely belonged to a foreign country. Its wreckage has been recovered and is being investigated," the governor of Iran's southern Khuzestan province, Gholamreza Shariati, said, quoted by IRNA.

The Young Journalists Club (YJC), affiliated to Iran's state broadcasting, said "an unknown flying object" had been shot down by the Iranian army.

There was no confirmation as to whether the drone was military or civilian.

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