Israeli air strikes in Syria after midnight on Wednesday hit targets near Damascus and wounded four soldiers, Syrian state media reported, most recently there have been multiple attacks by the Jewish state.
The state-run SANA news agency said Syrian air defense forces fired an Israeli missile near the capital Damascus, without giving details of the target.
SANA said the missiles were fired from Golan Height s and from Lebanon’s aerial regions, injuring four soldiers and injuring them. “Lost some material”
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“Our air defense blocks most attacks and launches missiles,”; SANA cited military sources. Defense analysts have often rejected such claims by the Syrian regime because of its emptiness.
Lebanon’s Al-Manar television station said a Syrian air defense missile exploded near the Lebanese-Syrian border and was heard in areas in southern Lebanon. It later said the missile crashed near the village of Hula on the border with Lebanon.
The Israeli Defense Forces did not comment on the late-night attacks on a policy of not confirming or denying operations in Syria, saving them for those attacked in response to attacks from their northern neighbor Israel.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, based in the United Kingdom, said the air strikes were aimed at “Military position” near Damascus
They later increased attacks near the city and “destroyed Iranian arsenals”.
This is Israel’s first reported attack in nearly a month since the attack on an weapons depot near Damascus airport.
In February, an Israeli strike was reportedly aimed at the Damascus International Airport area, where Iran was reportedly flying advanced equipment, including a military facility, around the outskirts of El-Khisweh Damascus. Iran’s long-standing base of operations
The strike comes days after drones were reportedly transporting advanced weapons transported via Iraq to eastern Syria by an Iranian proxy.
The IDF has launched hundreds of strikes in Syria since the start of the 2011 civil war against Iran’s movement to establish a permanent military in the country and game-changing advanced weapons transportation efforts to regional militants. Especially Hizballah.
Tensions have been high in the Middle East in recent months as Iran and US broadcasters have been put in place ahead of the nuclear deal.