Turkey shoots down Russian jet near Syrian border


Turkish warplanes on Tuesday shot down a Russian SU-24 fighter jet near the Syrian border after it violated Turkish airspace, Presidential sources said.

The jet crashed into tents in Latakia’s Yamadi village near the Syrian border, state-run Hurriyet Daily News reported.

Also Read:  NIA chief gives clean chit to Pakistan on Pathankot, Pakistani media has a field day

Two pilots were seen landing with parachutes, witnesses said.

One of the pilots have been captured by Turkish forces in the region, and the search for the second pilot continues, CNN Turk said.

Also Read:  Russian, Syrian bombs kill all, Channel 4 video of Aleppo's orphaned child goes viral


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here