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TEHRAN - Iranian armed forces on Sunday downed an unmanned U.S. spy drone along Iranâ€™s eastern border, Iranâ€™s media reported.
The wreckage of the Lockheed-Martin RQ-170 Sentinel stealth drone was largely intact after it was downed, the Fars news agency said.
â€œIranâ€™s army has downed an intruding RQ-170 American drone in eastern Iran,â€ Arabic-language al-Alam TV said, quoting an anonymous source.
â€œThe spy drone, which has been downed with little damage, was seized by the armed forces,â€ the news network added.
The cyber warfare unit managed to take over controls of the drone and bring it down, a military official said, according to the TV.
An unnamed military official also told the Fars that Iranâ€™s response â€œwill not be limited to the countryâ€™s borders.â€
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