Missile launching (illustration)
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Arab media outlets have reported that a Syrian aircraft flying over the Syrian-controlled side of the Golan Heights near the border with Israel was targeted by an Israeli missile.

According to the report, the incident took place over the town of Kuneitra on the Syrian-controlled side of the Golan.

The Syrian aircraft reportedly evaded the missile and was unharmed in the incident.

Subsequent reports in Arab media outlets claim an explosion was heard in the Kuneitra area following the missile launch.

No Israeli sources have confirmed the reports.