23 Jun 2019

US launches cyber-attack on Iran amid escalating tensions

As Donald Trump told the world on Thursday that he had pulled back from launching air strikes on Iran, he did, it seems, still authorise retaliation for the shooting down of a US drone.

Reports from America say a cyber-attack disabled computer systems controlling rocket and missile launchers and the US said today it will announce new sanctions, which the President described as “major”.

Harry Smith reports.