Iran Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone amid tensions

Credit: WorldNews- Published on June 20, 2019
Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said, while disputing the circumstances of the incident. The Guard said it shot down a RQ-4 Global Hawk over Iranian airspace,...
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Published on June 20, 2019 -  00:31
Iran Shoots Down U.S. Drone, Says "We Are Ready For War"
Business INsider reports Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a US drone early Thursday morning around the geopolitically important Strait of Hormuz. Iran says it took down the drone when it entered Iranian airspace. But the US said the Navy drone was never in Iranian territory and was flying in international airspace. The commander of the Guard said it shot down the drone to send "a clear message" that "we are ready for war."

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