Two Russian pilots killed as ISIS shoots down chopper in Syria

Islamic State militants have downed Friday, a military helicopter near Palmyra, killing  the two Russian pilots.
Russia’s Interfax news agency reported, citing a source in the Russian military, that the helicopter had been downed with the aid of an American TOW antitank missile system.
This event puts the number of Russian military casualties in Syria at 10.


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