Israel Claims Air Raids in Syrian Capital Damascus
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The Syrian air defence was responding to "hostile targets" over the Damascus area, SANA news agency reported on Sunday.
The Syrian air defence repelled the missiles that exploded in the sky in the south of Damascus, a Sputnik correspondent said later. A Syrian security source also confirmed the missiles were launched by the Israeli military.
The Israeli Defence Forces have also confirmed carrying strikes against Damascus on Twitter. The IDF said it targeted Islamic Jihad positions in Syria.