Aircraft is second one to be shot down in a week in region where Turkish troops and Russian-backed Syrian forces are clashingA Syrian military helicopter has been shot down over the last major rebel bastion in the northwest of the country, the second such incident in a week of high tensions with neighbouring Turkey.The attack on Friday in a region where Turkish troops and Russian-backed government forces have engaged in multiple clashes came as Washington urged Ankara to look to its western allies in light of Moscow’s actions. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/15/syrian-military-helicopter-shot-down-amid-tensions-with-turkey
Author : Agence France-Presse
Publish date : 2020-02-15 04:30:47
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