1. Turkey shoots down war plane near Syrian border

Turkey shoots down war plane near Syrian border

Turkey has shot down a war plane of unknown origin on Tuesday after it violated Turkish air space near the Syrian border and ignored warnings, a Turkish military official said.

By: | Published: November 24, 2015 10:23 PM

Turkey has shot down a war plane of unknown origin on Tuesday after it violated Turkish air space near the Syrian border and ignored warnings, a Turkish military official said.

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutolu said he spoke to the chief of military staff and the foreign minister about developments on the border, The Guardian reported.

Footage from Turkish private broadcaster Habertürk TV showed a crashed jet in flames.

Turkish military official says fighter jets destroyed plane after it violated the country’s airspace.

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