An ''Arrow 3'' ballistic missile interceptor is seen during a 2015 test launch near Ashdod. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
Reuters: Israel intercepts missile fired at its air force in Syria
The Israeli military said it shot down one of numerous anti-aircraft missiles launched on Friday at its air force which was operating in Syria, in a rare such incident that spilled over into neighboring countries.
The Syrian army said it had shot down an Israeli jet during the operation. Israel denied this, saying that all its aircraft had returned unscathed.
"At no point was the safety of Israeli civilians or the IAF (Israeli Air Force) aircraft compromised," an Israeli military spokesman said.
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