20:56 GMT13 April 2021
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    Lebanon’s military helicopter was fired at by a Syrian anti-aircraft missile on Lebanon’s border with Syria, Lebanese media reported Thursday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The incident, said to be the first of its kind, was spotted on the Syrian side of the Nahr al-Kabir al-Janoubi river by an NNA news service reporter.

    The outlet said a probe has been opened to establish the causes of the firing.

    It added that two of the helicopter’s pilots returned to the Qlaiaat air base, their condition unknown.

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