Israel Denies Aircraft Shot Down In Syria

Damaskus, 11 Dzulhijjah 1437/13 Sptember 2016 (MINA) – Israel’s military denied on Tuesday a report on Syrian state media that an Israeli warplane and a drone were shot down after an Israeli attack on a Syrian army position.

“Overnight two surface-to-air missiles were launched from Syria after the mission to target Syrian artillery positions, Middle East Monitor (MEMO) reported.

At no point was the safety of (Israeli) aircraft compromised,” the Israeli military said in a statement.(T/P008/R07)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)