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Syria suffers third night time of ‘Israeli strikes’ – media — RT World Information



The newest air raid reportedly focused the central Homs province, following strikes on Damascus

Syria’s air defenses have been activated in response to a wave of “Israeli aggression” for the third time in 4 days, the state Syrian Arab Information Company reported on Sunday.

The assault got here from the Lebanese airspace at round 00:35am native time, focusing on the town of Homs and its environment, an unnamed army official advised SANA. The army supply confirmed “some materials damages” and at the least 5 accidents amongst troopers, after air defenses didn’t intercept among the missiles.

The newest air raid got here after two nights of strikes on the Syrian capital and its suburbs. The primary barrage of missiles hit Damascus early on Thursday, shortly after midnight native time. The Syrian army blamed the IDF for the assault that got here from the path of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and injured at the least two troopers along with inflicting some “materials harm.”

One other wave of missiles focused a location within the Damascus countryside the subsequent night time, round 12:17am native time, however precipitated no casualties, in line with the Syrian army.

Nonetheless, Iran later confirmed {that a} army teacher from its Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) was killed within the Friday strike, promising that Israel’s “legal” act wouldn’t go “unanswered.”

The Israel Protection Forces (IDF) has not commented on any of the assaults, consistent with its long-standing coverage of not discussing its operations carried out outdoors the nation. Nonetheless, Israeli warplanes have repeatedly bombed targets inside Syria over the nation’s decade-long wrestle in opposition to jihadists, with not too long ago re-elected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as soon as acknowledging “tons of” of strikes over time.

On the events that the Israel Protection Forces touch upon the assaults, they declare to be hitting Iranian and Hezbollah targets in pre-emptive self-defense in opposition to Tehran’s rising affect in Syria. Damascus has repeatedly protested the raids as a violation of Syrian sovereignty, to no avail.

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