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Russian Fighter Jet Shot Down In Syria

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Russian Fighter Jet Shot Down In Syria
Russia confirmed one of its aircraft was shot down and that the pilot died.
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Russian fighter jet was shot down in Syria's Idlib province. Russia confirmed a plane was shot down and that the pilot died.

It's unclear who was responsible. 

Russians are helping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as his regime tries to take back territory occupied by rebels and militant groups. If rebels are responsible, it would be the first time they've shot down a Russian fighter jet since operations started in 2015.