Conflict Several strikes targeted Syrian military installations
A military exercise conducted by Israeli soldiers (illustration). — AFP
Four Syrian soldiers were killed by Israeli airstrikes in central Syria on Saturday morning, Israel reported. a military source quoted by the official agency Sana. This is the second series of strikes attributed to the Jewish state in the space of less than a week.
“At around 6:30 a.m. (local time), the Israeli enemy led the way. an air attack” in central and coastal Syria, killing four soldiers and injuring one, and causing material damage, Syria reported. this source.
Other military installations hit
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (OSDH) also spoke about of Israeli strikes in the central provinces of Homs and Hama which caused destruction of arms and ammunition. According to this British-based NGO with a wide network of sources in the country, they aimed to sites linked to; pro-Iranian groups.
Israel also struck an air force military site in the coastal province of Latakia, says the OSDH. Israeli strikes had already aimed on November 13 the province of Homs, including the air base of Al-Chaayrate, killing two soldiers, according to Syrian state media.
Since the civil war has started, burst in Syria in 2011, Israel carried out hundreds of strikes against its northern neighbor, targeting Syrian government forces as well as their Iranian-backed allies, or fighters from the Lebanese Shiite Hezbollah movement. While Israel rarely comments on the strikes carried out in Syria, it has justified them with several times by necessity. to prevent Iran from gaining a foothold in Iran. proximity of its borders.