Sunday, May 9, 2010

Afghanistan Taliban Claim to Have Shot Down a U.S. Unmanned Drone over Kunduz

Below is a statement from the Afghan Taliban, which refers to itself as the "Islamic Emirate [state] of Afghanistan" (as it did in the 1990s). The statement is run without edits.

The statement is signed in the name of a senior Afghan Taliban spokesman.

KUNDUZ, May 09 - A US unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or politless spy plane got shot down while at a low altitude, causing the drone to fall down in the area.
The wreckage of the plane is said to have still remained at the crash site.

Zabihullah Mujahid

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