Syrian state media say Israel shelled targets in southern Syria, close to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights
BEIRUT — Syria’s state media stated Israel shelled targets in southern Syria early on Monday, close to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, inflicting unspecified materials harm. There was no rapid remark from Israel.
The report on the state SANA information company stated Israeli forces focused the city of Talat Qars al-Nafl in Quneitra province however didn’t point out any casualties. The professional-government Al-Watan newspaper posted a video of the assault, displaying an explosion from what it stated was one of many targets being hit within the distance.
A Britain-based conflict monitor, the pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, stated the shelling focused militias linked to the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group in Quneitra. It stated that Israel had struck targets in the identical space final Tuesday.
Israel, which has vowed to cease Iranian entrenchment subsequent door, has carried out lots of of strikes on targets in government-controlled elements of neighboring Syria lately, however not often acknowledges them.
Earlier this 12 months, suspected Israeli strikes in Syria intensified, culminating in an change on the border on April 8, when the Israeli army stated its forces attacked targets in Syria after six rockets have been launched from southern Syria territory in the direction of the Golan.