A Russian IL-20 military aircraft was accidentally shot down by a Syrian anti-aircraft missile last night during a joint attack on Syrian military installations by Israel and France:

Apparently the Syrians thought the Russian aircraft was Israeli:

And Russia is blaming Israel for the deaths of the 15 people on board:

The wreckage has been found:

Russia says Israel used the Russian plane as “cover” or a “shield”:

And Russia says it reserves the right to “respond adequately”:

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