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Insight: Weaponised hobby drones causing a headache for Mideast security

4th May 2018 - 14:10 GMT | by Alex Jenkinson in Middle East


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On the evening of April 21 gunfire was heard in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as a recreational drone was shot down by Saudi security forces as it flew into unauthorised space near the Royal Palace.

Although references to the UAV as a ‘toy drone’ in some reports give the incident a ...

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