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Terrorist israeli Missile, Air Attacks on Damascus Province Warded off by Syrian Army

9 January 2018 17:57

 

The Syrian Army’s air defense units reacted strongly to the Israel’s heavy missile and air attacks on pro-government forces’ positions in Damascus province, targeting the fired missiles and a warplane, field sources reported on Tuesday.

The sources reported that the Israeli air and missile attacks on the Syrian army positions lasted for two and a half hours.

They went on to say that the Israeli Air Force fired several missiles on al-Qatifeh region in Damascus countryside from Lebanon’s territory in the early hours of Tuesday, adding that one of the Israeli warplanes was targeted by the Syrian army’s air defense units.

In the meantime, Israel fired two surface-to-surface missiles at the Syrian army positions, but the army’s air defense units targeted both of them, the sources said.

The Israeli fighter jets fired four air-to-surface missiles from Tabaria region in the occupied lands, the sources said, adding that the army’s air defense units targeted and destroyed one of the missiles but others hit regions near the army strongholds.

The Israeli attacks started at 2:40 a.m and ended at 4:15 in early Tuesday morning.

The Syrian defense ministry confirmed in November that the Israeli fighter jets launched a strike at army positions in the Western parts of Damascus, saying that they fired two missiles at al-Saboura region from areas near the Lebanese territories.

Syria’s state TV reported that the Israeli warplanes attacked Western Damascus after violating Lebanon’s airspace.

A military source at the defense ministry said that the Israeli fighter jets flew over and violated the Lebanese airspace and fired two missiles at al-Saboura region in the Western parts of Damascus.

He added that the attack didn’t leave any tolls and was aimed at strengthening the terrorist groups’ morale and undermine the psychological impacts of the Syrian army victories.

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