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Turkey shoots down Russian warplane on Syria border – BBC News

Turkey shoots down Russian warplane on Syria border – BBC News

urkish warplanes have shot down a Russian military aircraft on the border with Syria.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the Su-24 was hit by air-to-air missiles fired by Turkish F-16s while it was flying over Syrian territory.

But Turkish military officials said the plane was engaged after being warned that it was violating Turkish airspace.

Source: Turkey shoots down Russian warplane on Syria border – BBC News