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Iran broadcast footage refuting inaccuracy of Trump’s remarks about downing aircraft


Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at
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Iranian official television reported on Friday that it showed the inaccuracies of US President Donald Trump’s assertion that the US Navy destroyed an Iranian aircraft in the Gulf.

The video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed aerial footage of warships. The television said the helicopter was filming the footage while the timing showed that the plane was still conceiving after Washington said it dropped it in the Strait of Hormuz.

Trump said on Thursday that the plane was flying 1,000 yards (900 meters) from the US warship Boxer and ignored “several calls for withdrawal.


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