Israel struck targets in southern Syria

In third such attack in nearly 10 days, Israel struck targets in southern Syria on January 6, reported the Syrian state TV, a adding that the missiles targeted Iranian revolutionary guard bases.

The missiles flying over the Golan Heights targeted several locations and air defences downed several missiles, said a military spokesperson, adding that the live coverage showed a multi-storey building on fire.

A Syrian army spokesperson said, “Our air defences responded to an aerial Israeli aggression … on some targets in the southern region.”

The strikes hit the military bases used by Lebanon’s pro-Iranian Hezbollah group and Kisswa area in the southern outskirts of the capital Damascus. However, no immediate comment has been made by Israel Defense Force Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi.

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