US drone enters Iran’s airspace, leaves after warning

Iran’s Tasnim news agency reported that a US drone flew into Iranian airspace but left after warning. (File photo: AFP)

Iran’s military detected a US drone entering Iranian airspace on Monday and warned it toleave, which it subsequently did, Iran’s Tasnim news agency reported.

“Iran’s army air defence detected and warned an American drone in the eastern airspace of the country. It was coming from Afghanistan. The drone left the area,” Tasnim quoted the Iranian military as saying.

Tasnim gave no details on how the Iranian authorities had warned the unmanned drone to leave its airspace.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:48 - GMT 06:48