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Breaking: Russian Air Defence Shot Down US Drone Near Libya's Capital

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Sat, 07 Dec 2019 06:13 GMT

The US military believes that an unarmed American drone reported lost near Libya's capital last month was in fact shot down by Russian air defenses and it is demanding the return of the aircraft's wreckage, US Africa Command says on Saturday Dec 7th.

US Army General Stephen Townsend, who leads Africa command, said he believed the operators of the air defenses at the time "didn't know it was a U.S. remotely piloted aircraft when they fired on it."


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