September 13, 2016 / 7:20 AM / 4 years ago

Syrian army says it shot down Israeli warplane and a drone: state media

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army said on Tuesday it had shot down an Israeli warplane and a drone in Syria after an Israeli attack on a Syrian army position in southern Syria, state media reported.

SANA news agency said the warplane had attacked an army position at 1 a.m. on Tuesday in the southern Quneitra countryside. It and a drone were then shot down.

The Israeli military was not immediately able to comment.

Reporting by Lisa Barrington; Editing by Dominic Evans

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