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Russia says Syria shot down one of its military planes, blames Israel: RIA

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Russia’s Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday that the Syrian military had accidentally shot down a Russian military plane over Syria, but said it blamed the incident on Israel, the RIA news agency reported. The ministry had previously said that the plane had vanished from radar screens over Syria at the same time as Israeli and French forces were launching strikes on targets in Syria. On Tuesday, the ministry accused…