Israel launched missile strikes on Damascus

The Syrian air defense forces repelled Israeli missile strikes in Damascus province, the SANA news agency reported. This was reported by the Syrian news agency SANA.

“Our air defense assets reflect Israeli missile aggression in the Dumayr area in Damascus province,” the report said.

Israel regularly carries out airstrikes on Syrian territory. According to media reports, they often target positions of pro-Iranian formations in the country. On March 17, the Israeli Air Force conducted airstrikes on the outskirts of Damascus. The attack was repelled and caused only material damage. Before that, the Syrian army repelled a rocket attack near Damascus on March 1.

In March, it was reported that Israel had blown up a dozen ships carrying Iranian oil to Syria in two years. Tehran itself reported only a fraction of the attacks on its tankers but often blamed them on Israel.