ISIS fighters claim downing of Syrian jet

Beirut—ISIS fighters brought down a Syrian jet near the eastern city of Deir al-Zor on Friday, a monitoring group and an agency linked to the radical militant group said.
Amaq agency released video footage showing the flaming wreckage of a plane scattered across a stretch of barren rocky ground, as well as parts of a corpse in military uniform and a white helmet, hung out for display on a street. It said the body was that of the pilot. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based organisation which monitors Syria’s war through a network of sources inside the country, said ISIS.—Agencies

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