Turkey downs drone on Syria border

File photo showing smoke rising on the air from inside Syria, after an aerial offensive by Turkish jets. (File photo: AP)

Turkish fighter jets have downed a drone that violated Turkey’s airspace from Syria six times, the defence ministry said on Sunday, adding that the drone’s nationality could not be immediately determined.

A ministry statement said that two F-16 fighter jets had tracked down the drone after the repeated violations of Turkish airspace, which occurred on Saturday.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:53 - GMT 06:53