Syria investigating military plane crash in south

June 11, 2015 15:46

AMMAN - The Syrian army said on Thursday that a military plane had crashed in southern Syria and the cause was being investigated, state television reported.

Rebels said earlier that they had shot down a Russian-made MIG jet. They released video of what appeared to be a burnt-out plane near the site of heavy fighting around a military airport they have been trying to gain control of since Wednesday.

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