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Australia’s military temporarily halts air missions over Syria after shooting down of jet by US

Temporarily halting air missions over Syria, following the shooting down of a Syrian jet by US forces, said Australia’s military on Tuesday.


By   |  Updated On : June 20, 2017 01:30 PM
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Sydney :  

Temporarily halting air missions over Syria, following the shooting down of a Syrian jet by US forces, said Australia’s military on Tuesday.

“As a precautionary measure, Australian Defence Force strike operations into Syria have temporarily ceased,” a defence spokeswoman said in a statement.

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First Published: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 01:27 PM


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