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Turkish military helicopter shot down in Syria during operation against US-backed Kurdish forces

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    A Turkish military helicopter has been shot down in Syria during an operation against US-backed Kurdish forces, according to Turkey’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

    “A military helicopter was downed. We will have losses, but they [perpetrators] will suffer the consequences,” Mr Erdoğan said, according to YeniSafak.

    “Our security forces are engaging in a great fight. We destroyed many of their missile depots yesterday,” he added.

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