Russian MoD briefing on downed Il-20 in Syria

The Russian military says an Israeli raid on Syria led to the shooting down of a Russian Il-20 plane by Syrian air defense forces.

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The Russian military say the Israeli raid on Syria triggered a chain of events, which led to the shooting down of a Russian Il-20 plane by a Syrian S-200 surface-to-air missile. Moscow reserves the right to respond accordingly.

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Israel has blamed the Syrian government for the downing of the Russian Il-20 military plane in Latakia province, according to an IDF statement.