Syria’s air defense shot down more than half of the issued Israel 70 rockets
Moscow. May 10. INTERFAX.RU. The Israeli army fired on Syrian territory, about 70 rockets, said the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation.
“In attack he was involved in 28 Israeli F-15 and F-16, which are released in various parts of Syria about 60 missiles “air-surface”. Israel also was released more than 10 tactical missiles “ground-ground”, — said the Ministry of defence noting that the combat calculations Syrian air defenses shot down more than half of the missiles.
Currently, damage assessment.
“It targeted the locations of the Iranian armed forces, as well as the positions of air defense of the Syrian army near Damascus and in southern Syria,” — said the Russian defense Ministry.
In the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation said that the airstrikes were carried out for two hours “under the pretext of “response” to the shelling of Israeli positions in the Golan heights from the Iranian forces”.
Earlier, representatives of the Israeli army officially announced that it was notified of the Russian Federation before the strike on Syria.
On the night of 10 may, the Israeli military said that Iranian forces carried out a launch about 20 missiles from Syrian territory at Israeli positions in the Golan heights. In response, the Israeli air force fired missiles at targets in Syrian territory.
As reported by the newspaper “Haaretz”, in the attacks of Israel among the Syrians and Iranians are affected. Strikes on missile launch sites that were involved in the launches at Israeli positions, ammunition depots.