20 Jun '16, 3pm

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American fighter jets have unsuccessfully tried to stop Russian bombers from striking US-backed militants in Syria, a new report claims. The close encounter occurred on June 16 in southern Syria near the border with Jordan, when at least two twin-engine Su-34 bombers allegedly attacked nearly 200 militants in what was described by the Pentagon as a “border garrison,” the Daily Beast reported Monday. The US military tried to repel the attack by scrambling F/A-18 fighters to intercept the Russian aircraft, according to the Los Angeles Times . The American pilots directly contacted their Russian counterparts and flew close enough to visually identify the Su-34s. According to the Times , the Su-34s left the area at first but returned and bombed the militants again after the F/A-18s reportedly ran low on fuel and went away to link up with an aerial tanker. A US Navy F/A-18 Supe...

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