Iran shoots down U.S. spy plane over Qom: MP

July 20, 2011 - 0:0

TEHRAN - Iran has shot down a U.S. spy plane over the province of Qom, MP Ali Aqazadeh-Dafsari announced on Tuesday, reported.

Speaking to reporters, Aqazadeh-Dafsari said, “An unmanned U.S. spy plane that was flying over the province of Qom, near the Fordo nuclear facility, was brought down by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ air defense units.”
The plane was flying at the behest of the CIA to gather information about and identify the location of the Fordo enrichment facility, added Aqazadeh-Dafsari, who is a member of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee