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U.S. Central Command says no U.S. military drones shot down

Reuters | Washington DC | Updated: 08-11-2019 19:29 IST | Created: 08-11-2019 19:21 IST
U.S. Central Command says no U.S. military drones shot down
Deputy Commissioner of Islamabad Hamza Shafqaat has said the ban has been imposed for a period of two months on all kinds of UAVs, including remote-controlled aircraft. Image Credit: ANI

All Pentagon drones are accounted for, the U.S. Central command said in a statement on Friday, following reports from Iran's state news agency that Iranian forces had shot down a foreign country's drone.

"Alleged reports of a U.S. drone being shot down are incorrect. If a UAS had gone down in the CENTCOM AOR it was not a #DoD asset. All U.S. equipment has been accounted for," U.S. Central Command said in a post on Twitter.



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