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Australia's military suspends air operations over Syria

AFP  |  Sydney 

Australia's military today said it was temporarily halting air missions over Syria, following the shooting down of a Syrian jet by US forces.

"As a precautionary measure, Australian Defence Force strike operations into Syria have temporarily ceased," a defence spokeswoman said in a statement.

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First Published: Tue, June 20 2017. 13:02 IST