State media outlet SANA said that Israeli missile strikes on Masyaf left seven people injured and five others dead. According to reports, air defenses were activated above the city.
Rumours that Israel had targeted a missile manufacturing facility are not confirmed. Some Israeli missiles were shot down by Syrian air defences in a video posted on social media.
#BREAKINGThis time, unlike previous years, is different #SyrianThe Arab Air Defense Force was likely expecting to be on alert #IsraeliAir Force carried out this airstrike. The missiles were fired at many Israeli cruise missiles. There are videos of missiles being shot down. pic.twitter.com/QnN7LLF9On
— Babak Taghvaee – Μπάπακ Τακβαίε – بابک تقوایی (@BabakTaghvaee) May 13, 2022
Also on Friday, a rocket attack on a military bus killed 10 soldiers and wounded nine in the Anjara region west of Aleppo, according to SANA, which said “militants” using an anti-tank rocket were responsible, and the terrorist group Ahrar al-Sham posted a video on its social media showing a rocket hitting a bus with the caption that this was the bus blown up outside Aleppo, a claim Reuters was unable to verify.
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