Israel Reportedly Strikes Syrian ‘Military Targets’ Near Damascus

Israeli warplanes have reportedly conducted a number of air strikes on a Syrian military target near Damascus. That’s according to Israeli and Arab media. Several missiles were reportedly fired at a site in the countryside south of the capital with some intercepted by Syrian Air Defences, and others hitting their mark. Some sources claim the target was in fact an Iranian military base.

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