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The Syrian official news agency, “SANA”, quoting a military source, announced that the Syrian air defenses on Thursday evening responded to missiles over the sky of the capital, Damascus, “coming from over the occupied Golan.” The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also reported that “an Israeli bombardment targeted locations of the regime forces and Iranian militias” in the vicinity of Damascus. It was not immediately clear whether the shelling had caused any human casualties or material damage.
The Syrian official news agency “SANA” quoted a military source as saying that the Syrian air defenses on Thursday evening responded to missiles Over the sky of the capital, Damascus Sourced from the occupied Golan.
SANA quoted the source as saying that on Thursday night at 23:45 (21:45 GMT), “hostile missiles coming from the occupied Golan were detected.” Its goals. “
For its part, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights stated that “an Israeli bombardment targeted locations of the regime forces and Iranian militias in the vicinity of the capital, Damascus,” stressing that a number of missiles hit its targets. However, it was not immediately clear whether the shelling had caused any human casualties or material damage.
She was not adopted Israel Launch this bombing.
Since the outbreak of the conflict in Syria in 2011, the Israeli army has launched a series of raids in Syria, mainly targeting Syrian army sites and Iranian and other targets of the Lebanese Hezbollah. The Hebrew State reiterates that it will continue to respond to what it describes as Iran’s attempts to consolidate its military presence in Syria and to send advanced weapons to Hezbollah.
Tehran is a major supporter of Damascus. Since the conflict began, it has provided great political, economic and military support to Damascus. With Shiite groups loyal to it, it was able to adjust the balance of forces on the ground in favor of the Syrian government forces on several fronts.
Last week, at least 23 fighters, including Syrian soldiers and gunmen loyal to Tehran, were killed in an air strike that the Syrian regime accused Israel of launching on military sites near Damascus and in the south of the country.
On January 14, strikes targeting the “Tayfur” military airport in the center of the country and Damascus accused Israel of launching it, killed at least three pro-Iranian fighters, according to the observatory.
On November 20, the Israeli army claimed responsibility for a series of “large-scale” air strikes targeting forces of the Syrian regime and another of the Iranian Quds Force, killing 21 fighters, including 16 foreigners, in addition to two civilians, according to the observatory.