The US says an Iranian surface-to-air missile shot down one of its military drones in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz. It's believed the drone was being used for high-altitude surveillance This comes hours after Iran's Revolutionary Guard made a similar announcement. But Tehran is disputing the location of the incident, saying it violated Iranian airspace in the south of the country. According to a statement posted by the Revolutionary Guard, the drone was flying over the Hormozgan province. Earlier, a spokesman for the US Central Command said no drone flew over Iranian territory, but he refused to comment when asked if a US drone had been shot down.
Iran says it shot down an American drone, raising fears that a larger military conflict could break out in the Middle East. Details are in dispute, but U.S. officials confirm an Iranian missile downed a Triton drone. Iran claims it was a different model. The U.S. says the surveillance drone was flying over the Strait of Hormuz in international airspace. Charlie D'Agata reports.