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Islamic State downs Syrian jet near Iraqi border

04 Dec 2017, 17:07 GMT+10

PanARMENIAN.Net - The so-called Islamic State (IS) downed a Syrian fighter jet over the southeastern countryside countryside of Deir ez-Zor, tonight, the terrorist group's media wing reported.

According to the report, IS fighters shot down the fighter jet while it was conducting a mission over the strategic border-city of Albukamal, which is located near Iraq's Al-Anbar Governorate.

The report added that the terrorist group also captured the Syrian pilot alive.

Al-Masdar has reached out to the army to confirm this report.

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