Israel Says Downed Iranian Drone Was Armed and Heading for Attack

The Iranian drone that was downed by the air force after it infiltrated Israeli airspace in February was armed with explosives and on its way to carry out an attack, the Israeli military said Friday.

The statement by the Israel Defense Forces comes as tensions between Israel and Iran heighten after this week’s airstrike in Syria that Damascus, Moscow and Tehran say was carried out by Israel.

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– Israel shoots down Iranian drone infiltrating from Syria.