According to the Syrian state news agency, the alleged Israeli airstrike that targeted sites near Homs & Damascus had most missiles intercepted.
Syrian air defenses are responding to an alleged Israeli airstrike targeting a site in the Qalamoun Mountains, northeast of Damascus, Syrian state news agency SANA reported on Thursday night.
According to Lebanese media, the airstrike was carried out over Lebanese airspace. The Israeli airstrike targeted sites near Damascus and Homs and most missiles were intercepted, Syrian military sources told SANA.
The sources also added the airstrike’s results are being checked.
On Tuesday, Syria accused Israel of striking a military outpost belonging to Iranian-backed militias near Quneitra.
Footage of the airstrike has surfaced on social media.
🇮🇱 The Israeli Air strike through winged missiles that hit the northern countryside of Damascus, the Mezzeh Military Airport, Homs and Qalamoun… pic.twitter.com/ScpacdaARq
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