Iran military shoots down U.S. drone: state TV

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Posted: Dec 04, 2011 9:33 AM
Iran military shoots down U.S. drone: state TV

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran's military said on Sunday it had shot down a U.S. reconnaissance drone aircraft in eastern Iran, a military source told state television.

"Iran's military has downed an intruding RQ-170 American drone in eastern Iran," Iran's Arabic-language Al Alam state television network quoted the unnamed source as saying.

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