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Iran navy attempts to capture US drones in Red Sea

A US military official rejected Iran's claims that the unmanned sea drones pose a hazard to commercial shipping in the region.

An Iranian warship picked up two US naval drones in the Red Sea on Thursday before releasing them Friday morning as American destroyers followed in pursuit.

The Iranian Navy frigate Jamaran found the unmanned Saildrone Explorers “abandoned in international maritime routes,” Iranian state media reported Friday.

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