Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.11 / Trend, A.Taghiyeva /
Free Syrian Army shot down 61 aircrafts of government forces from the beginning of the revolution in the country, "Al Arabiya" TV channel reported.
According to the TV channel, many of them were shot down during bombing of residential areas in Syrian cities. Damage of Syrian Air Force from the loss of aircrafts is estimated at billions of dollars.
Anti-government protests have continued in Syria for a year and half.
According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria is nearing 20,000.
More than 230,000 have become refugees with around three million in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian authorities say they oppose the well-armed militants.
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