February 24, 2013
Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have brought down a foreign surveillance drone during a military exercise, the official Islamic Republic News Agency said on Saturday.
“We have managed to bring down a drone of the enemy. This has happened before in our country,” the agency quoted warÂ gamesspokesman General Hamid Sarkheli as saying in Kerman, southeastÂ Iran, where the military exercise is taking place.
The agency gave no details on who the drone belonged to.
In Washington, a Pentagon spokesman said he had seen the reports. He noted that the Iranians did not specifically claim that the drone was American.
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