BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:45 P.M.) – The Syrian military has confirmed that one of their fighter jets was downed near the border of the occupied Golan Heights.

According to the Syrian military, their jet was bombing the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) at the northwestern corridor of the Yarmouk Basin region, when the aircraft mistakenly crossed over into the occupied territory.

The Israeli air defense then fired two Patriot missiles at the Su-24 fighter jet, forcing it to go down along the border.

The fate of the pilot is still unknown; however, a source from the National Defense Forces (NDF) said they believe he ejected in the areas controlled by the Islamic State.

This is the first time since 2014 that the Israeli military has downed a Syrian jet near the border of the occupied Golan Heights.

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rabbi drewzif
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What would one expect from the worlds no.1 TERRORIST nation. First they evacuate the TERRORIST outfit white helmets through the Golan and into Jordan. Then they allow 4 Jihadi TERRORISTS to cross into the Golan and seek sanctuary god knows where after getting a mauling at the hands of the SAA. Now it would seem that they are providing anti aircraft support for ISIS TERRORISTS. The Golan heights is Syrian territory and recognised as such by every nation in the world, even the US, with the exception of the TERRORIST state of Israel. They have in fact, by any definition,… Read more »

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Remarkably NOS (Dutch taxpayers payed news organization) calls the airspace above the occupied Golan Heights Israels airspace.
Stupidity or propaganda?
One would almost think that Israel has a right to do so.

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Syria hadn’t to try to conquer/destroy the state of Israel several time.
Their government started several wars, lost ’em all, case closed, they can even be happy that Israel hasn’t pushed a few dozen of km further in order to have Damascus within artillery range : it’s what I’d have personally done in the place of Tsahal in 1967 : risking a deluge of fire on Damascus would have seriously calmed Hafez down in 1973 😉

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Matija Tomac

The Zionists started the 1967. war. 1973. had the legitimate goal of liberating Sinai and the Golan heights. 1948. had the humanitarian goal of stopping the ethnic cleansing of Palestine.
P.S. Daesh has s strong air defense, as expected.

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Syria attacked to help Jordan and Egypt because Israel attacked and occupied a part of Jordan, the now still occupied West Bank, and attacked Egypt to conquer the Negev and the Suez canal.

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F1lthy Joo

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ISISRAHELL DEFENDING HIS MERCENERIES TERRORISTS OF ISIS

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Gustavo Lopez Velazquez

Israel is ISIS air support, in addition to weapons, hospitals, money, and training.

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Gustavo Lopez Velazquez

Russia planes must take over bombing ISIS close to Golan Heights borders.