Sunday, December 04, 2011

"US spy drone shot down in eastern Iran" (IRNA)

Here is the IRNA English version of this story:
A US spy drone was shot down by Iranian armed forces in east of the country, said an informed military official Sunday.

He noted that the unmanned craft is of the type ‘RQ170’ which was slightly damaged is currently in the hands of the Iranian forces.

Armed forces with a dominant control over the country’s borders managed to indentify and down the invading plane.

Stating that this is a clear example of aggression on Iran’s borders, he added that Iranian armed forces are fully ready to counter any aggression.
According to Ynet (h/t: Israel Matzav):
"The Iranian military's response to the American spy drone's violation of our airspace will not be limited to Iran's borders any more," Iran's Arabic language Al Alam television quoted the military source as saying, without giving details.

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