The Israeli defense Ministry has denied recent media reports that Syria had shot down their fighter and drone. Previously this was stated by Syrian state news Agency SANA.
As reported by the Jpost edition, citing the defense Ministry of Israel, Syria was indeed fired two missiles surface-to-air, but none of them reached the goal.
All Israeli aircraft returned to base. Later, military-air forces of Israel have confirmed the information on Twitter.
Overnight 2 SAMs were launched from Syria at #Israel, at no point was the safety of IAF #aircraft compromised
— Israeli Air Force (@IAFsite) 13 Sep 2016
Earlier in Damascus has declared that the destroyed Israeli jet fighter to the South of the town of Quneitra, and the drone — to the West from the village of Sasa.
Their actions in Syria explained that the Israeli aircraft attacked government forces in the region.
Earlier it became known that the Israeli air force struck Syrian military who are in the Golan heights in response to a stray projectile flew from their territory.
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