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IDF Shoots Down Syrian Fighter Jet

Sukhoi fighter jet (Photo: wikicommons/

The Syrian military continues to encroach closer and closer to Israel, culminating in the latest confrontation between the two nations. The Times of Israel's Judah Ari Gross reports that the IDF has shot down a Syrian fighter jet with Patriot missiles after the aircraft entered Israeli airspace:

The Israeli Air Force shot down a Syrian fighter jet that traveled two kilometers into Israeli airspace on Tuesday afternoon, the military said.

“Two Patriot missiles were fired at a Syrian Sukhoi-model fighter jet,” the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement.

The IDF said the aircraft was monitored as it approached the border.

“It penetrated two kilometers into Israeli airspace and was shot down,” the army said...

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