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Iran | Warplanes Intercept Iranian Civilian Plane in Syrian Airspace


A number of warpalnes intercepted an Iranian passenger plane heading into Lebanon in the Syrian airspace over Al-Tanaf area.

The pilot of the Iranian passenger plane quickly reduced the altitude of the flight to avoid colliding with the Israeli fighter.

Syrian aviation sources clarified that the flight was proceeded into Beirut.

Several passengers aboard an Iranian passenger plane have reportedly been injured.

Beirut Airport Director told Reuters that all the passengers exited the plane after it landed, reporting only minor injuries.

Some news sources report that the fighter was Israeli and some said was American.