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  12/4/2012, Kislev 20, 5773

Iran Claims it Downed a US Drone

Iran claimed, Tuesday, that it shot down a pilotless United States aircraft which circled the skies over the Persian Gulf. Iranian television said the plane was caught by the Revolutionary Guards after it entered the Islamic Republic's air space. The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was apparently of the ScanEagle variety, a small aircraft made by Boeing. The Iranian report claims the UAV was sent to collect information.

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