Wednesday, 01 December 2021 06:04 GMT

Erdogan says Turkish chopper shot down in Syria operation


(MENAFN- The Peninsula) Ankara: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said a Turkish military helicopter had been shot down during Ankara's military offensive against a Kurdish militia in northern Syria.

"A little earlier, one of our helicopters was shot down," Erdogan said in televised remarks without saying who was responsible but vowing they would pay a "heavier price". State-run news agency Anadolu said the incident happened in the southern border province of Hatay.

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