Syria reviews new Israeli airstrikes near Damascus

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Mar 17, 2021

Syria reported Israeli airstrikes near Damascus Tuesday evening.

Israeli missiles struck across the capital at 10:35 p.m. Syrian air defenses intercepted a few of the missiles and solely materials injury was reported. The missiles have been fired from the Golan Heights, the Syrian state media outlet SANA reported.

The Israel Defense Forces didn’t touch upon the incident, in step with its coverage of not discussing navy actions overseas.

Israel is suspected of common airstrikes towards Syrian and Iranian navy targets in Syria. Earlier this month, Israel reportedly hit Iranian positions near Damascus following an explosion on an Israeli ship that Israel blamed on Iran. Some of the strikes have additionally efficiently hit Syrian air protection models.

Tensions stay excessive between Israel and Iran within the area. Last week, The Wall Street Journal reported that Israel was liable for sabotaging Iranian oil tankers not too long ago.

The Syrian authorities stays at struggle with insurgent teams within the nation. Iran helps Syria within the battle.

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