Two Syrian troops were injure in an Israeli missile strike near Damascus on Saturday. According to the official SANA news agency. In addition after explosions people were able to hear in the Syrian capital.
SANA quoted an anonymous military officer as saying. “The Israeli enemy fired a salvo of surface-to-surface missiles. Which is from northern occupied Palestine targeting sites near Damascus.”
“Our anti-air defenses were activate, and several of the enemy missiles were destroy,”. The source claimed, adding that the strike injured two soldiers and caused damage.
At approximately lunchtime, AFP journalists in Damascus heard numerous explosions.
Since the beginning of the Syrian civil war in 2011. Israel has conducted regular air raids within Syria, mostly targeting Syrian government forces. As well as supporting Iranian and Lebanese forces.
Strikes on Syrian targets during daytime hours are unusual for the Jewish state.
Individual operations are seldom acknowledge by the Israeli military. However it has stated repeatedly that it will not allow Iran’s arch-foe Syria to become a stronghold.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The attack on Saturday in Qudsaya and Dimas damaged armaments and ammunition stores. Which belonged to Iranian military and associated militias.
Also Israel has previously attacked these places.
On October 14, nine Syrian government forces were kill in an Israeli air assault on Iranian positions in central Syria.
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