A U.S. Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian government warplane after it attacked Washington-backed fighters near ISIS' de facto capital of Raqqa, the U.S. -led coalition said Sunday.
The US military statement said it acted in "collective self defense" of its partner forces and that the US did not seek a fight with the Syrian government or its Russian supporters.
The Syrian Armed Forces, meanwhile, said that one of its warplanes was attacked in the Raqqa countryside, "while it was carrying out a combatant mission against ISIS terrorist organization". The military said the plane crashed and the pilot is missing. As the attack unfolded, the US military used a deconfliction channel to communicate with the Syrian government to stop the skirmish, according to the Pentagon statement.
The Pentagon says the coalition's mission in Syria and Iraq is to defeat Islamic State.
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It said the strikes took place after Russian forces using drones spotted preparations by IS fighters to break through the defences of a garrison held by Syrian government forces in the city of Deir Ezzor.
US forces tangled earlier this month with Syria-allied aircraft in the region.
Earlier on Sunday, the Syrian army said that "the so-called global alliance today noon targeted the jet over the area of al-Rasafa in the southern countryside of al-Raqqa while it was on a combat mission against the terrorist Daesh", using an Arabic acronym of ISIL, which is also known as ISIS. USA -led forces have increased their presence at Tanf to deter pro-Syrian government forces in the area. Coalition aircraft stopped the pro-regime forces from advancing on Ja'Din. The shootdown was near the Syrian town of Tabqa.
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The military coalition had earlier said that one Afghan soldier had been killed and another wounded in the incident. A military spokeman also denied earlier claims by the Afghan army that four US soldiers were killed in the melee.
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