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April 22, 2016 10:46 am

Report: Russian Forces in Syria Fired at Israeli Planes at Least Twice

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A Russian warplane. Russian forces in Syria reportedly fired at least twice on Israeli military aircraft. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

A Russian warplane. Russian forces in Syria reportedly fired at least twice on Israeli military aircraft. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Russian forces in Syria have fired at least twice on Israeli military aircraft, prompting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to seek improved operational coordination with Moscow, Israel’s top-selling newspaper said on Friday.

The unsourced report in Yedioth Ahronoth gave no dates or locations for the incidents nor any indication Israeli planes were hit. Russia mounted its military intervention in Syria in September to shore Damascus up amid a now 5-year-old rebellion.

Read full story at Reuters.

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