Taiwan has called the news of the destroy of a Chinese fighter aircraft ‘fake news’. According to media reports, there were earlier reports that Taiwan has destroyed a Chinese fighter aircraft amidst ongoing tension with China. However, Taiwan’s Ministry of Defense has called the news ‘fake’.
According to media reports, it was claimed that Taiwan had destroy a Chinese Sukhoi-35 fighter jet that entered its airspace. Taiwan was reported to have used the US Patriot Missile Defense System in this attack.
Some videos related to this incident were also going viral on social media. Regarding these videos, many users said that Taiwan has actually killed a Chinese aircraft in the South China Sea. While many users raised questions on this video itself.