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Two civilians killed, six soldiers injured in Israeli rocket attack on central Syria

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Two civilians killed, and one civilian and six soldiers were injured due to an Israeli rocket attack on central Syria, state news agency SANA reported on Wednesday.

SANA cited a military source as saying: “Israel carried out an air attack with bursts of missiles from the northeastern direction of Beirut, targeting some areas in the central region.”

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“Our defenses intercepted the aerial attack and destroyed most of them. The attack led to the death of two civilians, a civilian was severely injured and six soldiers were injured, and there was material damage.”

Israel's military did not immediately comment on the latest strike.

Israel routinely carries out raids in Syria, mostly against targets affiliated with Iran in what it says is a bid to prevent its archfoe from securing further foothold along its borders.

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