Israel attacks Damascus with missiles after bombing Aleppo Airport


Israeli aviation carried out a missile attack on the suburbs of Damascus on Wednesday, shortly after bombing Aleppo International Airport in northwestern Syria and inflicting material damage inside, the official Syrian news agency reported. FURY.

The official media, citing an unidentified military source, has confirmed that the “Israeli enemy” launched an air attack on several points southeast of Damascus and has specified that the missiles came from the north of the Jewish state.

The anti-aircraft defenses of the Arab country acted against the projectiles and were able to shoot down some of them before they reached their target, SANA has detailed.

At around 8:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. GMT), Israeli fighters had reached the Aleppo airfield, the economic and commercial capital of the Arab country, inflicting material damage inside, the extent of which is unknown at the moment.

At least four projectiles have hit one of the airport’s runways and a series of warehouses located nearby, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based NGO and a wide network of collaborators on the subject. land.

The storage points contained “supposedly a shipment of Iranian missiles and rockets,” the organization specified.

Last Thursday, the Jewish state bombed positions of pro-Iranian militias deployed in the western province of Hama, coinciding with an escalation of tension between armed groups close to Tehran and US forces present in Syria.

Israel often launches missiles against the neighboring country, where it considers the presence of pro-Iranian and Lebanese armed groups allied with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to be a threat to its security. However, it is rare that attacks against targets such as an airport of the importance of Aleppo occur accompanied by an action against the capital of the country in the same night.


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