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Iran downs a drone over southern port city of Mahshahr: Report




A semi-official Iranian website reported on Friday that Iran has shot down a drone over its southern port city of Mahshahr, without providing further details.
The Iran Front Page website did not say whether it was a military or a civil drone. Iranian officials were not immediately available to comment.
The Young Journalists Club (YJC), affiliated to Iran’s state broadcasting, said “an unknown flying object” had been shot down by the Iranian army, adding that the report had yet to be confirmed by Iranian officials.
Relations between Iran and the United States have worsened since last year when President Donald Trump pulled out of Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and reimposed sanctions on the country.
In June, Iran shot down an unmanned US surveillance drone, which Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said was flying over southern Iran. Washington said the US drone had been shot down by Iran in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz in the Arabian Gulf.

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