Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Taliban Has Shot Down U.S. Drone

A U.S. unmanned aerial vehicle has been shot down by Taliban forces in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province, Taliban spokesman Zabiulla Mojahed said on 8th of June.

He said the UAV, brought down on Tuesday evening, is the second in the past two days.The International Security Assistance Force has yet to comment on the incident.And it is yet unclear which Drone have they shot down because the allied forces use variety of drones.

UAVs are used in Afghanistan for aerial reconnaissance, missile strikes, and ammunition deliveries to remote military garrisons.

(source RIO Novosti)