TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force shot down a US unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that intruded into the airspace of Iran on Thursday morning.

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The IRGC public relations department said in a statement on Thursday that a US spy drone that violated the Iranian territorial airspace in the early hours of Thursday, was fired at by the IRGC Aerospace Force’s air defense unit near the Kooh-e-Mobarak region in the southern province of Hormozgan.

It added that the American “Global Hawk” spy drone has been shot down.

The area is located at the mouth of the Strait of Hormuz, only some 80 kilometers from the United Arab Emirates and Oman.