Syrian air defenses respond to Israeli ‘aggression’ in southern Syria: SANA

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Syrian air defenses fended off an Israeli airstrike on Tuesday night, state-run Syrian media reported.

“Air defense systems thwarted an [Israeli enemy] aggression in southern Syria,” the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) said.

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The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the Israeli strikes targeted at least two weapons depots for Iranian militias and military sites for the regime forces, a few kilometers from Damascus International Airport.

The Syrian Television added that explosions were heard in the skies of Damascus.

The air defense system downed several missiles before they reached their target, SANA added.

Israel has carried out hundreds of raids in Syria since the civil war broke out in 2011, targeting Iranian and Hezbollah forces as well as government troops.

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