Civilians killed in ‘Israeli strike’ on Syria – state TV — Analysis

At least two civilians were killed and several soldiers wounded after an Israeli air raid near a site in central Syria, according to the country’s state media, which noted Syrian air defenses were activated to repel the attack.

“The Israeli enemy carried out an air attack with bursts of missiles from the direction north-east of Beirut, targeting some points in the central region,”An official from the military told SANA, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), Wednesday morning that two additional civilians were being held hostage. “seriously injured”Together, the two were killed. 

Six other soldiers sustained injuries in the strike, which occurred at 1:30 AM local time. “some material losses,”The officer continued, but did not give any more details. 

A short video purporting to show one the munitions mid-air in Homs was circulated online, but it did not include any Syrian interceptors.

Though the Israeli military rarely confirms such operations, Damascus has repeatedly accused Tel Aviv of carrying out periodic strikes on Syrian territory throughout its decade-long war with rebel jihadist groups, with another air raid near the country’s capital reported as recently as last week. Israeli officials acknowledged that some missions were carried out, and Benjamin Netanyahu, the former prime minister, claimed Israel was responsible. “hundreds”Recent strikes against Syria were carried out to disarm Iranian militia and troops stationed in the country.

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