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BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:55 P.M.) – An Israeli pilot whose warplane was shot down by Syrian air defense forces on Saturday morning has died from injuries sustained during the engagement.

On Saturday, a major engagement between the Israeli Air Force and Syrian Air Defence Force took place over the occupied Golan Region, south Lebanon and the west Damascus region.

In a battle that lasted for hours, Israeli warplanes and Syrian anti-aircraft systems traded missile fire – literally dozens of such munitions were loosed – as the latter launched a general attack against ‘Iranian and regime’ bases west of Damascus.

At the beginning of the battle, Syrian surface-to-air missile systems downed an Israeli F-16I fighter jet over the occupied Golan Heights (described as ‘northern Israel’ by Israeli sources).

Both crew members reportedly ejected – the weapons operator with light injuries and the pilot with ‘severe’ injuries. Only video evidence exists for the pilot ejecting.

According to emerging reports, the Israeli pilot with serious injuries has died in hospital. No further details were given.

Updates to follow.

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musimann
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Love seeing dead Khazars…..

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Isn’t it curious how ‘some people’ really do regard themselves as being exceptional? They must have exceptional powers to know that the drone was Iranian. We do know they are exceptionally lucky to have all that military hardware they don’t need to pay for. The US taxpayers are the unfortunate and unexceptional ones who donate, without a word of complaint. When the latest tax changes are introduced, the wealthy won’t have to contribute as much so they can give more to AIPAC. It sometimes makes me wish I were exceptional and a perpetual ‘victim’ but my pride wouldn’t let me.

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From where do you get this “without a word of complaint?” Perhaps you spend too much time with the MSM instead of searching out what the people themselves have to say.

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I see. They will have to revenge the revenge of the revenge.

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Stern Daler

Probably. While I think Israel deserved the lesson – it was stupid to teach that now. Syria is in a battle of survival against the Jihadi.

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Anytime is a good time. Invaders should get their lesson.

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I say let’s just start a nuclear war and get it all over with! I’ll be glad, too! There will be no more israel and no more fake-hebrews who are only devil worshipers and who are evil. When the bombs drop you can be sure there will be a dozen or more aimed at those silly and made-up j00-sa-ewws in israel I’d rather see the world go to h**l than continue to see these evil fake-hebrews breath air. Yipppppppppppeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! No more israel and no more rothchild blvd. Hee hee! And if any of those nasty people survive you can be… Read more »

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I love Syria sending Israelis and other invader animals to h**l. Israelis down drones that help SAA fighting against ISIS near Golan. The question is why does Israeli support ISIS? and FSA Alqaeda?

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Because they cause turmoil for Israel’s enemies, Syria, and Iran. Israel wants to take over the whole area, Yinon plan.

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Aaah…..I see it’s a good day people

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Russian jets have been shot down Syrian jets and choppers shot down , Israeli jet shot down, Turkish chopper downed…immm seems to be one party missing out on all the fun..Time for them to lose a jet or 3..

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NICE JOB SYRIAN ARMY

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Syria warned so many times against Israel attacking them. Now Israel is facing the reality of it’s situation.

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Gustavo Lopez Velazquez

Death will be expected for all Israel pilots attacking Syria. So, this type of news will be expected more int the future.

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Great now Netanyahu has to listen to the dead Jews mom. You ever heard an old Jew complain?? It is torture.

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good, zionists should stay out of Syrian airspace. Stop bombing a country and killing innocent ppl to advance your national interests.

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Israeli sarin will kill israeli pilots… [CNN: -February 2, 2018 Mattis warns Syria against using chemical weapons.] Weapons made in Israel.

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cracktech Y

One less scumbag to worry about another 21,999,999 to go!

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h**l is waiting for the squatting dead pilot. Soon, h**l will welcome hundreds like him!

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Israeli military machine deserved it but it was stupid to do it now…

RIP. No matter whether we like the political agenda of his government.
Every soldier that has fallen has a mother and people that are sorry and weep for him.

p.s. And his government will use his death for propaganda. They sent him to Syria in a hostile mission. No excuse for them.

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Anytime is a good time. How else can you teach the aggressor not to attack? There is a limit to patience.

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RIP. To all people who do not respect the death of this soldier: In order to win a war, you must respect your enemy! Please, do NOT become like the terrorists!!!

Daniel
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RIP

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Sorry that they all voted You down.

You always say that for soldiers. No matter whether You liked their cause.

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Great news….one Zionist less and one Jet less.