Israel fighter jet crash ratchets up regional tensions

The downing of an Israeli fighter jet by Syrian forces has raised tensions across the region.

The Israeli F-16 was on a mission inside Syria targeting what Israel says are Iranian bases there.

On the way back from the mission, Israeli jets came under Syrian anti-aircraft fire - and that is when the F-16 was hit.

The plane's wreckage - and pilots - landed in Israeli territory.

Israeli jets then launched another cross-border air raid, hitting 12 Syrian government and Iranian targets. It is believed to be Israel's most significant attack against Syria since 1982.

Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports from West Jerusalem.

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