Syria says Israel fired missiles toward Damascus, hit airport warehouse
BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian state information company stated Israeli warplanes fired various missiles toward the Damascus house on Friday, triggering Syrian air protection that shot down maximum of them.
“The results of the aggression so far were limited to a strike on one of the warehouses at Damascus airport,” the SANA information company cited an army supply as pronouncing. The assault happened at 11:15 p.m.(2115 GMT), it stated.
Syrian state media broadcast photos of what it stated have been the air defenses firing, with vibrant lighting fixtures observed taking pictures around the evening sky. Explosions have been heard in probably the most movies.
Israel has fixed assaults in Syria as a part of its effort to counter the affect carved available in the market through Iran, which has supported President Bashar al-Assad within the warfare that erupted in 2011.
The ultimate Israeli assault reported through Syrian state media used to be on Dec. 25, when a missile assault wounded 3 Syrian squaddies.
A senior Israeli professional stated in September Israel had performed greater than 200 assaults in opposition to Iranian goals in Syria within the ultimate two years.
Iranian and Iran-backed teams together with Lebanon’s Hezbollah have deployed into Syria in enhance of President Bashar al-Assad’s executive all over the warfare.
Writing through Tom Perry; Editing through Sandra Maler and James Dalgleish