Syrian Rebels Shot Down Iranian Plane - Report

Al-Arabiya reported Thursday morning that the Syrian Free Army has shot down an Iranian cargo plane over Damascus Airport. The plane managed to land but burst into flames upon landing. Large parts of the airport were reported to be on fire, including the main arrivals hall. The report said the plane was en route from Iran and was loaded with weapons for the Syrian military.

Al-Arabiya said the Syrian Free Army rebels used anti-aircraft missiles to shoot the plane down. Iran has not commented on the report.

Damascus has been the scene of a fierce fighting between rebels and government troops in recent days. Al Arabiya has shown numerous videos of the fighting. At least 118 people were killed on Wednesday. 

Source: http://www.uskowioniran.com/2013/03/syrian-rebels-shot-down-iranian-plane.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+UskowiOnIran+%28Uskowi+on+Iran%29

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