IS claims to shoot down Iranian drone – Iraqi Army/PMU downs second IS drone in a week

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One of the accounts affiliated with the Iraqi Army and Popular Moblization Forces has tweeted that the group has shot down an Islamic State UAV in Saqlawiyah (Fallujah area) used to monitor potential VBIED (vehicle bourne improvised explosive device) and other targets in the area. On Feb 10th, the Iraqi Army released a statement reporting a drone used by IS militants was brought down just north of Ramadi. Use of drones by the Islamic State has always seemed to be most prevalent in Anbar province. This comes as IS has said to have shot down an Iranian drone buzzing over Qayyara, Nineveh ptovince near Mosul.

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