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A U.S. plane has shot down a Syrian military aircraft that dropped bombs near U.S.-backed fighters in Syria.
The U.S. central command issued a statement saying the plane was downed "in collective self-defence of coalition-partnered forces", which were identified as fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces near Tabqa, the Guardian reported.
The Syrian army earlier said that the U.S.-led coalition shot down one of its planes during a combat mission against Islamic State militants.
The United States is leading an alliance in the fight against Islamic State in Syria.
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