Israel attacks Damascus airport arms depot

Syrian air defense systems intercept Israeli missiles in the skies near Damascus late

Syrian air defense systems intercept Israeli missiles in the skies near Damascus late

"At 11:15 before midnight Israeli warplanes coming from Al-Jalil area launched many missiles towards Damascus area and our air defenses intercepted them and downed majority", a Syrian military source said to SANA.

The official said Israeli aircraft coming from the south fired several missiles at areas near Damascus around 11:15 PM.

"At 11:15, Israeli fighter jets fired several missiles towards the area of Damascus, and instantly, our air defences confronted the missiles and downed majority", the source told SANA.

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A warehouse in the vicinity of Damascus International Airport was damaged in the apparent Israeli air raid, a military source told SANA, claiming that the jets fired "several missiles" from the direction of northern Israel.

The strikes are suspected to have been carried out by Israel and targeted the area surrounding Damascus airport and Al Kisweh region where Iran has heavily deployed proxies and military sites in the past, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

An unspecified number of the targets were hit, the agency reported, while the Syrian military source said the attack came from Israel.

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The Israeli jets reportedly crossed over to Syria through Lebanese airspace after having heavily roamed over Lebanon on Thursday.

The Jerusalem Post quotes "Syrian opposition" as saying that the Israeli Air Force attacked the bases of Iranian militias and Assad's forces southwest of Damascus.

The last such missile attack was carried out on December 25, 2018, during which the Israeli warplanes fired missiles on Syrian military depots in the western countryside of Damascus from inside the Lebanese airspace. He said the targets were primarily storage and logistics facilities used by Iran to ship weapons to Hezbollah.

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Missile fire is seen from Damascus, Syria on May 10, 2018.

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