Web Desk (September 16, 2018): Israel struck in Syria on Saturday night, targeting an area near the airport in Damascus, Syrian state media reported.
According to the report, several Israeli missiles were intercepted by Syrian air defences.
”Our air defence systems thwarted an Israeli missile aggression,” state news agency SANA cited a military source as saying.Rami Abdurrahman, who heads the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said the missile attack targeted an arms depot near the airport where new weapons recently arrived for the Iranians or Lebanon’s Hezbollah group.
Witnesses at a major trade fair in the capital Damascus said they saw flames shooting up into the night sky.
An Israeli military spokeswoman said Israel does not comment on foreign reports.