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An Israeli warplane and a drone have been shot down by Syrian forces in the southern Quneitra countryside, Golan Heights, the Syrian Army said in a statement. It comes after the Israeli military targeted Syrian positions in the Golan Heights. Syria’s military said it shot down Israeli aircraft at 01:00 local time on Tuesday in response to an attack on Syrian Army positions.

“Our air defenses blocked the attack and shot down the military aircraft in [the southern province of] Quneitra [Golan Heights] and a drone”, a statement from the ministry said.


Syrian Army General Command:
Syrian air defense forces shoot down Israeli warplane
and drone after attack in Quneitra

The General Command of the Army and the Armed Forces announced on Tuesday that the Israeli enemy’s air force attacked a Syrian military position in the countryside of the southern Quneitra province at 1 am on September 13, 2016.

The General Command said in a statement the Syrian air defense forces responded to the attack and shot down an Israeli warplane to the southwest of Quneitra and an Israeli drone to the west of Sa’sa’ town in the southwestern countryside of Damascus.

It noted that the Israeli attack came in support of the armed terrorist groups and in a desperate attempt to raise the deteriorating morale of their members due to the heavy losses they have suffered in Quneitra.

Syrian Army General Command:
Truce regime applied for 7 days with right to respond
to breaches, armed groups breach truce in Aleppo

The General Command of the Army and Armed Forces announced on Monday that a truce regime will be applied for seven days.

In a statement, the General Command said that the truce is applied across Syria for seven days as of 19:00 on September 12th 2016 and until 23:59 on September 18th, adding that at the same time the army has the right to respond decisively using all types of firepower to any breach by armed groups.

Later in the night, a military source stated that armed groups breached the truce regime by targeting with sniper fire residential buildings in the Justice Palace area at 19:27 pm and by firing three mortar rounds al-Mallah area in Aleppo at 20:33 pm.


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