As Voice of Russia reported, citing Novosti Kryma (News of Crimea) , US unmanned reconnaissance aircraft has allegedly been shot down over Crimea.
The drone was allegedly surveilling Crimean troop positions over the Turetsky Val block-post, the newspaper quotes a Cossack source as saying.
The unsanctioned aircraft had been spotted by Crimean self-defense forces and Berkut policemen. Another, heavier, two-engine drone, has been allegedly shot down and fell outside the block-post’s area.
UPDATE: Until 10 PM CET on Tuesday there was still no official comment on the report. Furthermore, additional information on it cannot be found on any Ukrainian or Russian website.