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NATO Shoots Down Two Yugo MiGs

March 26, 1999

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) _ NATO forces shot down two Yugoslav MiG-29 fighters Friday as they attempted to strike NATO-led peacekeeping troops in Bosnia.

The pilots of the two MiGs were captured in Bosnia-Herzegovina by the peacekeeping forces, NATO spokesman Jamie Shea said.

It was not immediately known if the MiGs were shot down by allied aircraft or from the ground.

NATO air operations were continuing over Yugoslavia, Shea said.

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