US army aircraft ‘shot down by ISIS’ on Syria-Iraq border

CRASHED: ISIS claim to have downed a US drone aircraft
CRASHED: ISIS claim to have downed a US drone aircraft

A US warplane has been down on the border between Syria and Iraq, ISIS have claimed, The death cult claim they managed to shoot down the unmanned plane. The Pentagon is  yet to comment on the reports.

The drone reportedly came down in south east Shadadi, in Syria, near to the Iraqi border. The attack comes after ISIS fighters deployed mustard gas against US forces at a base near Mosul. Drone strikes are a common tactic used in the war against ISIS in the region.

The alleged downing of the drone comes as Russia and US sit at loggerheads in the region, each are blaming the other over an airstrike on a UN aid convoy which killed 20 people.

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SOURCES: News Now / Daily Star Online

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.