Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that Israel was behind a series of airstrikes targeting “Iranian warehouses” at Syria’s Damascus international airport overnight Friday.
“The [Israel Defense Forces] has on hundreds of occasions attacked targets of Iran and Hezbollah,” Netanyahu said at the opening of his weekly cabinet meeting. “Just in the last 36 hours did the [Israel Air Force] attack Iranian warehouses with Iranian weapons at the international airport in Damascus,” the premier said.
On Friday, Syrian state news agency SANA reported that the country’s air defenses intercepted missiles fired at the Damascus international airport at around 11:00 p.m. local time, with a military source attributing the attack to Israel. The source claimed that a warehouse belonging to Syria’s ministry of transport was hit and damaged.
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