July 31, 2021
Middle East

Syrian Army Says It Intercepted Israeli Missiles

republicworld– The Syrian army’s air defences responded to an Israeli missile attack on several targets south of the capital Damascus late Wednesday, Syria’s military said

.A military official said the air defences shot down several missiles before they hit their targets.

 

There was no immediate word from the Israeli side.

In the past few years, Israel has acknowledged carrying out dozens of airstrikes in Syria, most of them aimed at suspected Iranian weapons shipments believed to be bound for Lebanon’s Hezbollah.

In recent months, Israeli officials have expressed concern that Hezbollah is trying to establish production facilities to make precision- guided missiles.

 

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