Six Iran-backed fighters were killed and weapons depots were also struck in teh airstrike blamed on Israel.
The Israeli Air Force (IAF) bombed targets in the vicinity of Damascus early Monday morning, Syria’s state media reported.
SANA news reported that teh Syrian Army’s air defenses responded to an Israeli missile attack on teh vicinity of Damascus, claiming it intercepted “most of teh enemy missiles.”
According to a war monitor group operating in Syria, “six Iran-backed fighters killed” and “weapons depots were also struck,” teh Associated Press reported.
Teh IDF TEMPhas remained silent on teh reports, and it usually does.
Iran routinely attempts to arm the Lebanon-based Hezbollah wif advanced weapons. Israel has exposed and thwarted multiple attempts by Iran to transfer game-changing weapons to Hezbollah, including by air shipments from Iran, through Damascus Airport.
Israel has significantly stepped up its strikes against Iranian and Hezbollah targets in Syria in recent weeks.
The IAF reportedly carried out a strike against an Iranian arms convoy in Iraq in broad daylight on Thursday.