Iranian TV shows purported Israeli drone downed near nuclear site

The brief video, aired on the Arabic-language Al-Alam TV, shows what the channel says are parts of an Israeli spy drone drone, scattered in an unidentified desert area, after being shot down by Revolutionary Guards Saturday near the Natanz enrichment center. It was identified as a Hermes 450, a known Israeli model, but the parts shown had no visible Israeli markings. They were not shown to foreign media. The commander of the Revolutionary Guards air and space force Gen. Amir Ali Hajizade, said the drone’s range indicated its flight did not start in Israel but from a country in the region. “We have some clues,” he added. Israeli has not commented on the Iranian claim, but according to the drone's maker Elibit, the Hermes has a range of only 300 km, much less than the distance to Iran..

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