DAMASCUS (AP) — Syria accused Israel Thursday of finishing up an airstrike in a central province, the second time in as many days, saying the aerial assault triggered materials injury.
An unidentified Syrian army official quoted by the state information company stated air defenses shot down many of the missiles within the assault that occurred early Thursday on targets it didn’t identify within the Quseir area of the Homs countryside.
Israel has launched lots of of strikes in opposition to Iran-linked army targets in war-ravaged Syria over time however not often acknowledges or discusses such operations. Late Monday, Syria reported an Israeli airstrike southeast of the northern Aleppo province, however didn’t point out particulars of the goal or injury.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a battle monitor that has activists on the bottom in Syria, stated Monday’s strikes focused weapons depots that belong to Iranian-backed militiamen working in Aleppo’s Safira area.
It additionally confirmed Thursday’s strikes, saying they destroyed ammunitions and weapons depots belonging to the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group within the western Homs countryside.
The Iran-backed group has been working in Syria for years, serving to President Bashar Assad’s authorities reclaim management over many of the nation after a devastating civil battle.