Russia kills more than 30 militants in Syria after plane downed

By REUTERS
February 3, 2018 19:45
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MOSCOW - A Russian strike from an undisclosed high-precision weapon killed more than 30 militants in an area of Syria's Idlib where a Russian plane was previously downed, TASS news agency quoted Russia's Defense Ministry as saying on Saturday.

The Russian Su-25 warplane was brought down in the Idlib province earlier on Saturday, and the pilot was killed during "a fight" after ejecting by parachute, the Defense Ministry has said.


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