Syrian air defenses ‘shoot down’ Israeli rockets over Damascus

Syrian TV showed scenes of air defenses shooting at targets over the city Syrian TELEVISION revealed scenes of air defenses contending targets over the city

Syrian air defenses have actually shot down rockets fired by Israel in the skies over the capital, Damascus, SANA state news firm stated early on Friday.

“At around 1:26 am today, the Israeli enemy carried out an air aggression from the direction southeast of Beirut, targeting some points in the vicinity of the city of Damascus,” a Syrian military source was priced estimate as stating in a declaration brought by SANA.

Syrian TELEVISION revealed scenes of air defenses contending targets over the city.

“Our air defense confronted the aggressor’s missiles and shot down most of them, and the losses were limited to materiel,” the declaration stated.

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The noise of the roaring Israeli airplanes flying at a low elevation over the locations on the borders of Beirut was heard at strike Friday, witnesses stated.

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which keeps an eye on violence in Syria, verified the attack.

It stated the Israeli attack targeted a Syrian federal government forces’ website utilized by pro-Iranian militias to establish weapons in Barzeh and Jamraya, backwoods near Damascus.

The guard dog stated ambulances hurried to the targeted website and the location was cordoned off by Syrian security.

The Israeli military decreased to discuss the reported attack on Syria.

Last month, Syria stated Israeli air raids targeted the Damascus and Homs areas, including that the nation’s air defenses obstructed numerous Israeli rockets.

Since the war broke out in Syria in 2011, Israel has actually performed numerous air attacks on Syrian area, targeting federal government positions along with allied Iran- backed forces and fighters of Lebanon’s Hezbollah motion. However, it hardly ever acknowledges such attacks.

The Israeli armed force has actually just recently utilized Lebanon’s airspace to introduce the attacks in an evident effort to prevent conflict with the Russian flying force, which is active in Syria.

Syrian air defenses ‘shoot down’ Israeli rockets over Damascus