Israel Shoots Down Syrian Fighter Jet Penetrating Israeli Airspace

Two Patriot missiles fired at Russian-made Sukhoi plane that flew 2 kilometers into Israel, IDF says

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Israel shot down a Syrian fighter jet that penetrated Israeli airspace on Tuesday, the Israeli army said.

It said that the Russian-made Sukhoi plane was under surveillance when it flew some 2 kilometers (1.25 miles) into Israeli airspace.

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