Syria reported repulsed the attack of Israel on a military facility near Damascus
Syria’s air defense shot down three Israeli missiles were aimed at a military facility in the province of Damascus, Reuters reports citing a statement by Syrian state television.
An eyewitness told the news Agency that in the evening heard three strong explosions from the East of Damascus. Another interviewee reported that he saw thick smoke, which rose above the ground in that area.
An Israeli army spokesperson refused to comment.
Recall, December 2, the Israeli military struck Syrian territory. They were aiming located at a military base in Syria Iran. According to the Syrian television, a missile attack Israel has led to financial losses on the part of the front in the countryside around the capital. While the Syrian air defenses repelled the blow.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later commented on this shot. “We will not allow the Iranian regime is seeking to destroy the Jewish state has acquired nuclear weapons. We will not allow this regime entrenched militarily in Syria,” said Mr Netanyahu.
In October, fighters of the Israeli air force destroyed the air defense battery of the armed forces of Syria is just 50 km from Damascus, saying, thus said the shelling of its planes, carrying out a mission in Lebanon. The Syrian command responded by accusing the Israelis of aggression.