Turkey shoots down unidentified drone on Syria border

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Ankara (Xinhua): Turkish army on Sunday shot down a drone that violated Turkish airspace for six times, the country’s Defense Ministry said.

According to reports, two Turkish F-16 fighter jets yesterday tracked down a drone after its repeated violations of Turkish airspace. Later, the fighter jets shot down the drone after it violated the airspace a total of six times.

The violations occurred in the operation center of Operation Euphrates Shield and the southern province of Kilis, read the statement, noting that the wreck of the drone was found in Kilis between a military base and a temporary sheltering center for refugees.

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