Iran Says U.S. Drone Breaches Airspace

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In this Jan. 31, 2010 file photo, an unmanned U.S. Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan.Credit: AP

REUTERS - Iran's military detected a U.S. drone entering Iranian airspace on Monday and warned it to leave, which it subsequently did, Iran's Tasnim news agency reported.

"Iran's army air defense 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.

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