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Iran says it has brought down a foreign spy drone

Posted By admin On February 24, 2013 @ 7:33 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Reuters [1]
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 war games [2]spokesman General Hamid Sarkheli as saying in Kerman, southeast Iran [3], 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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[1] Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/24/us-iran-drones-idUSBRE91N00A20130224

[2] games: http://www.reuters.com/sectors/industries/overview?industryCode=199&lc=int_mb_1001

[3] Iran: http://www.reuters.com/places/iran

[4] Iran military says copying U.S. drone: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iran-military-says-copying-u-s-drone.html

[5] Iran military shoots down U.S. drone – state TV: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iran-military-shoots-down-u-s-drone-state-tv.html

[6] U.S. says ‘no indication’ Iran shot down reconnaissance drone: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-says-no-indication-iran-shot-down-reconnaissance-drone.html

[7] US Confirms That A Sentinel Drone On A Top Secret Mission Went Down Near Iran: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-confirms-that-a-sentinel-drone-on-a-top-secret-mission-went-down-near-iran.html

[8] Pentagon acknowledges Iran drone aircraft downing: http://www.prisonplanet.com/pentagon-acknowledges-iran-drone-aircraft-downing.html

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