Witness: Rebels down fighter jet in northern Syria

By REUTERS
September 22, 2012 14:18




AMMAN - Rebel fighters trying to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad shot down a fighter jet as it flew over the northern Syrian town of Atarib in Idlib province, a witness said.

The witness, an independent journalist who asked to remain anonymous, said rebel fighters were attacking a military base near the town when the jet flew over and rebels shot it down with anti-aircraft guns.

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