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WorldSyria says Israeli warplanes hit Damascus airport warehouse

04:40  12 january  2019
04:40  12 january  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Israeli airstrikes have hit targets near Damascus International Airport and in the town of Dimas near the Lebanon border, Syrian state TV reports. "The Israeli enemy committed aggression against Syria by targeting two safe areas in Damascus province, in all of Dimas and near the Damascus

Syria says Israeli warplanes hit Damascus airport warehouse© The Associated Press FILE - In this Wednesday, April 4, 2018 file photo, a U.S. position, installed near the front line between the U.S-backed Syrian Manbij Military Council and the Turkish-backed fighters, in Manbij, north Syria. An American military official said Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 that the U.S.-led military coalition has begun the process of withdrawing troops from Syria. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File) DAMASCUS, Syria — Missiles fired by Israeli warplanes struck a warehouse at Damascus International Airport late Friday, causing damage but no casualties, a Syrian military official said.

The unidentified official was quoted by Syrian state media as saying Israeli aircraft coming from the south fired several missiles at areas near Damascus about 45 minutes before midnight. He said Syrian air defense units shot down most of the missiles, but gave no details on other sites targeted.

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Israeli warplanes struck a weapons supply hub operated by Lebanese group Hezbollah near Damascus airport on Thursday, targeting arms sent from Israel does not usually comment on action it takes in Syria . But Intelligence Minister Israel Katz, speaking to Army Radio from the United States

Israeli planes have reportedly fired two missiles which hit near Damascus , targeting an ammunition facility belonging to Lebanon’s Hezbollah, according to a Lebanese TV station citing It said the strike led to a fire, with no casualties or disruptions at Damascus International Airport reported.

Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV said the attack was broader than usual, targeting areas ranging from the eastern Damascus suburb of Dmeir to Kiswa south of capital all the way to the village of Dimas in the west near the Lebanon border.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said airstrikes targeted an area near the airport while others hit the area of Kiswa, which is home to positions and storage sites for Iranian and Hezbollah forces allied with Syria's government.

There was no immediate word from Israel, which rarely comments on such attacks. Israel is widely believed to have been behind a series of airstrikes in Syria that have mainly targeted Iranian and Hezbollah forces.

Iran Guards chief insists no withdrawal from Syria

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Syria : Israeli warplanes strike targets in Dimas, Damascus . By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN. Updated 1242 GMT (2042 HKT) December 8, 2014. Opposition groups says one target was "military area," the other a warehouse at airport . Planes believed to be Israeli struck inside Syria on Sunday, the

It was the first airstrike on the Damascus area this year since Israeli warplanes struck areas near the capital on Christmas Day. In last month's incident, Israeli aircraft flying over Lebanon fired missiles toward areas near Damascus, hitting an arms depot and wounding three soldiers.

Israeli drones and warplanes were heard flying Friday afternoon over Lebanon.

Russia announced it had delivered the S-300 air defense system to Syria in October. That followed the Sept. 17 downing of a Russian reconnaissance plane by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli airstrike, a friendly fire incident that stoked regional tensions.

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Associated Press writer Bassem Mroue contributed to this report from Beirut.

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