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Turkey Shoots Down a Russian Military Jet

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Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian Su-24 near the Syrian border after it violated Turkey’s airspace.

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Representational image via youtube

What the actual reality is?

Russia and its ally, Syria’s government, have carried out strikes in the area. A Syrian military source said the reported downing was being investigated. Russian defense ministry said there was no air space violation. According to source, Turkish F16s warned the jet over the airspace violations before shooting it down, Russia and its ally, Syria’s government, have carried out strikes in the area. A Syrian military source said the reported downing was being investigated and Russia’s defense ministry was not immediately available for comment. Turkish F16s warned the jet over the airspace violations before shooting it down. 

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Separate footage from Turkey’s Anadolu Agency showed two pilots parachuting out of the jet before it crashed. The fate of the crew was unknown.