Photographs by AP/RAMI SLUSH
Israeli security forces stand guard Saturday at the wreckage of an F-16 that crashed in northern Israel after it was hit by anti-aircraft fire while returning from a bombing mission deep in Syrian territory. The two crewmen ejected, and one was seriously injured.
Originally published February 11, 2018 at 03:37a.m., updated February 11, 2018 at 03:37a.m.
JERUSALEM -- In its most serious engagement in neighboring Syria since fighting there began in 2011, Israel shot down an infiltrating Iranian drone Saturday and struck Iranian targets deep in Syria before one of its own jets was downed.
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