Iran has confirmed that its forces like shot down a drone and said it belonged to a foreign country, instruct news company IRNA reported.
Iran’s air defence force hit the “unknown” drone early on Friday morning on the port city of Mahshahr within the country’s southwest, IRNA reported.
The parable did no longer deliver whether or no longer the drone modified into as soon as a defense force or commercially readily accessible instrument.
“The downed drone positively belonged to a foreign country. Its wreckage has been recovered and is being investigated,” the governor of Iran’s southern Khuzestan province, Gholamreza Shariati, said, as quoted by IRNA.
Shariati said the drone violated Iran’s airspace.
Earlier, semiofficial Tasnim news company reported that the unmanned aircraft modified into as soon as downed over Iranian territory with a domestically manufactured Mersad flooring-to-air missile.
Iran’s Arabic TV news channel Al-Alam said “residents of Imam Khomeini port city heard the sound of a missile being fired on Friday morning”.
In June, Iran shot down an unmanned US surveillance drone, which the elite Islamic Modern Guard Corps (IRGC) said modified into as soon as flying over southern Iran – a tear that introduced the region to the brink of war.
Washington said the US drone had been shot down by Iran in global airspace over the Strait of Hormuz within the Gulf.
Members of the family between Iran and the US like worsened since closing twelve months when President Donald Trump pulled out of Tehran’s 2015 nuclear model out world powers and reimposed sanctions on the country.