Syrian rebels say shot down helicopter over Damascus

"Helicopters are flying at low altitude. It's easy to target them using anti-aircraft weapons," a senior rebel officer said.

Syrian rebels say shot down helicopter over Damascus

World Bulletin / News Desk

Syrian rebels said they had shot down an army helicopter over the Damascus district of Qaboun on Tuesday, the third day of fierce fighting in the Syrian capital between forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and his opponents.

"Helicopters are flying at low altitude. It's easy to target them using anti-aircraft weapons," a senior rebel officer told Reuters.

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