The drone was reportedly hit within the early morning on the port metropolis of Mahshahr, which is within the oil-rich Khuzestan province and lies on the Persian Gulf.
“The downed droned undoubtedly belonged to a overseas nation. Its wreckage has been recovered and is being investigated,” the governor of Khuzestan, Gholamreza Shariati, stated, based on the official IRNA information company.
He stated the drone violated Iran’s airspace however didn’t present any further info, together with whether or not it was a navy or civilian drone.
Iran’s Arabic-Language al-Alam TV channel stated: “Residents of Imam Khomeini port metropolis heard the sound of a missile being fired on Friday morning.”
A U.S. military official instructed Fox Information on Friday that every one American drones are accounted for and none have been shot down.
The Pentagon official, when requested if any U.S. drone crashed or malfunctioned within the area on Friday, stated: “There is no such thing as a operation reporting of any (U.S.) drone happening.”
There was no quick response from Iran’s foe Israel.
In June, Iran shot down a U.S. surveillance drone in the Strait of Hormuz. Tehran stated the drone “violated” its territorial airspace, whereas the U.S. known as the missile fireplace “an unprovoked assault” in worldwide…