Damascus, Syria (10:15 A.M.) – Minutes ago, the Syrian Defense Ministry announced that an Israeli warplane was shot down over the southwestern countryside of the Quneitra Governorate.
The supposed downing of the aircraft occurred hours ago after the Israeli airforce struck Syrian Army positions.
According to the statement released by the Defense Ministry, the Syrian Armed Forces shot down the aircraft after it launched an attack on their positions near the town of Sa’sa.
The statement also added that an Israeli drone was downed as well; however, this information cannot be confirmed as of yet.
If true, this will be the first time the Syrian Armed Forces have downed an Israeli warplane during this conflict.
Please note: the authenticity of this statement could not be verified at the moment.