Syria says it destroyed jets seized by Islamic State group

October 22, 2014 1:58 PM

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Syrian Observatory for Human Rights earlier had reported that IS militants flew three MiG fighter jets with the help of former Iraqi pilots.

DAMASCUS, SYRIA—The Syrian air force has destroyed two of three jets seized and reportedly test flown over Aleppo by the Islamic State group last week, according to the country’s information minister.

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