Russian jet hit inside Syria after incursion into Turkey -U.S. official

by Reuters
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 01:03 GMT

WASHINGTON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - The United States believes that the Russian jet shot down by Turkey on Tuesday was hit inside Syrian airspace after a brief incursion into Turkish airspace, a U.S. official told Reuters, speaking on condition of anonymity.

The official said that assessment was based on detection of the heat signature of the jet. (Reporting by Phil Stewart; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)

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