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Syria repels Israeli missile attack, state media report (VIDEO)

10:40, 09 June 2021
Syria repels Israeli missile attack, state media report (VIDEO) Photo: Sergey Bulkin/News.ru

Syrian air defense forces have repelled an Israeli missile attack in the central and southern regions of Syria on Tuesday and downed some of the missiles.


"Our air defenses intercepted the hostile missiles and downed some of them," the military source told the Syrian state agency SANA.

According to the agency, the missiles have been launched from the Lebanese airspace, nobody was reported injured or dead. Explosions were heard over Damascus, the capital of Syria. It is not specified what facilities were targeted, the report only states that some damages were brought.

Previously on May 5, Israel used missiles to attack Syrian military bases southwest of Latakia.