The ISIS terrorist group has announced that its fighters downed the MQ-9 combat drone belonging to the US-led international coalition in Iraq.
The incident reportedly took place near the ISIS-controlled town of Tal Afar on November 21.
The ISIS-linked news agency, Amaq, released a video confirming that the US combat drone had been downed.
— Rami (@RamiAILoIah) November 21, 2016
The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of remote controlled or autonomous combat operations and widely used by the US Air Force. The unit cost is about US$16.9 million.