Turkish jet downed by Syrian air defenses: report

Reuters News
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Posted: Jun 22, 2012 9:26 AM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's Hezbollah-owned Al-Manar television station said on Friday that Syrian air defenses shot down a Turkish military aircraft, quoting Syrian security sources.

"Syrian security sources confirmed to a Manar correspondent in Damascus that Syrian defense forces shot down the Turkish fighter jet," a news flash on the Beirut-based station said.

(Reporting by Lutfi Abu-Aun; Writing by Oliver Holmes;; Editing by Jon Boyle)