Syrian state media says Israeli airstrikes have hit areas round Damascus, killing not less than 4 Syrian troopers
BEIRUT — Israeli airstrikes hit areas round Damascus early Monday, killing not less than 4 Syrian troopers, Syrian state media reported.
Syrian state tv, citing a navy supply, stated 4 different troopers had been additionally wounded whereas the strikes triggered “some materials injury.”
Israeli authorities didn’t instantly remark.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an opposition-linked conflict monitor, stated the strikes focused weapons and munitions warehouses and positions of Iran-backed militias round Damascus. They are saying not less than six had been killed and 7 others wounded.
The Observatory stated the strikes mark twenty second time Israel has struck Syria this yr.
Israel, which has vowed to cease Iranian entrenchment subsequent door, has carried out tons of of strikes on targets in government-controlled components of neighboring Syria in recent times, but it surely not often acknowledges them.
Israel has additionally focused the worldwide airports in Damascus and the northern Syrian metropolis of Aleppo a number of occasions over the previous few years, usually placing it out of fee.