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Syrian government warplane crashes after being targeted by rebels -monitor

Reuters | Damascus | Updated: 14-08-2019 20:32 IST | Created: 14-08-2019 20:25 IST
Syrian government warplane crashes after being targeted by rebels -monitor
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A Syrian government warplane crashed in Idlib province on Wednesday after being targeted by rebel groups, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.

The pro-Syrian opposition TV station Orient said the jet had been shot down in Khan Sheikhoun, a rebel-held town towards which government forces are advancing. Syrian state media made no initial mention of such an incident.

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