Israel struck Assad regime targets near Damascus on Wednesday, the Syrian military said. Syrian state media said that Syrian air defenses had responded to what it described as “a new Israeli aggression” in the countryside around the Syrian capital.
The Syrian military claimed that Israeli jets came through Lebanese airspace before striking, adding that air defenses intercepted most of the missiles fired.
Sources close to the Syrian government said Israeli missiles had targeted a “research center” in the town of Jamraya, just north of Damascus. According to reports on social media, three explosions were heard in the Damascus area.
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