The Russian defence ministry said although the pilot survived the crash after ejecting, he was killed in a ground fight.
The Sukhoi-25, a close-support ground-attack aircraft, was operating over the town of Maasran in Idlib, the BBC reported.
Video posted on social media showed the jet being hit and quickly catching fire, before spiralling to the ground.
Confirmed. Rebels shot down the 1st ever #Russia|n fighter jet in #Syria since 2015 (Su-25) in SE. #Idlib CS. Pilot (reportedly) located. Warplanes overflying. pic.twitter.com/HeQRbWz1NC
— Qalaat Al Mudiq (@QalaatAlMudiq) February 3, 2018
Video from the ground showed the wreckage with red stars on the wings.
Video purports to show wreckage of Russian fighter jet after it was downed by Syrian millitants in Idlib today, pilot was reportedly executed on spot pic.twitter.com/O7yJU1aY2v
— Eye ? (@INDIAN7709) February 4, 2018
Russia's defence ministry said: "The pilot had enough time to report that he had ejected in an area controlled by the militants".
"During a battle with terrorists, the pilot was killed."
In a statement released on social media, the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham militant group - formerly linked to al-Qaeda - claimed it had shot down the plane using a shoulder-launched surface-to-air missile.
The group said the plane had been carrying out an air raid over the nearby city of Saraqeb.
Hayat Tahrir al-Sham has operated in the region for years under a series of different names.
It could be the first time rebels have shot down a Russian fighter jet since Moscow began its Syria campaign in September 2015, although rebels did bring down a helicopter in 2016.
About 45 Russian military personnel have been confirmed dead in Syria, along with an unknown number of contractors.
The UN says some 100,000 civilians have been displaced by the fighting.
There are 2.65 million people in north-western Syria as a whole, the UN says, and 1.16 million of them are internally displaced people (IDPs).
KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on March 23, 2023 (Thursday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||343.5||347|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.92||36.27|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||176.66||178.66|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 203,800 on Thursday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs174,730.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Karachi||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Islamabad||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Peshawar||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Quetta||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Sialkot||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Attock||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Gujranwala||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Jehlum||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Multan||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Gujrat||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Nawabshah||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Chakwal||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Hyderabad||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Nowshehra||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Sargodha||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Faisalabad||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Mirpur||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
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