Turkish military says downed jet was warned 10 times over airspace violation

Reuters , Tuesday 24 Nov 2015

A foreign warplane shot down by Turkey near the Syrian border on Tuesday violated Turkish air space despite being warned 10 times in the space of five minutes, the Turkish military said in a statement.

Two Turkish F-16 jets on patrol duty along the border were involved in the downing of the warplane, whose origin was unknown, the military statement said.

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