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Egyptian Bomber is Shot Down over Kantara in New Egyptian Foray

Israeli officials reported that one Egyptian Soviet-made Sokhoy-7 jet bomber was shot down today and another driven off by Israeli anti-aircraft gunners near Kantara in occupied Sinai Peninsula territory. Last week, an Egyptian Soviet-made MIG was shot down in a similar engagement.

The incident took place when the two jet bombers came in low over Israeli positions and were engaged by the anti-aircraft units. The pilot of the downed jet bomber was seen to bail out.