Iran claims capture of US drone over Gulf

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December 4, 2012 11:36

 
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Iran claimed on Tuesday to have captured a US ScanEagle drone over the Persian Gulf.

Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi, the commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) naval forces said the drone had been intercepted after it violated Iranian airspace, according to Sepah News, the IRGC's official news site.

ScanEagle drones, which are small in size and have a long endurance, are used for a variety of naval operations.

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