Syrian TV says Turks shot down surveillance drone, not aircraft

By REUTERS
May 16, 2015 19:45

 
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Syrian state media denied reports Turkish military jets had shot down a Syrian aircraft, saying what had been shot down was a small, remotely controlled surveillance drone.

Turkey's NTV news channel said military jets had shot down a Syrian aircraft that had violated Turkish airspace. The Syrian denial was carried in a headline flashed on state television.

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