Air strike in Syria
Air strike in Syria SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Syrian media reported on Friday evening that Israeli fighter jets had attacked targets in the northwestern part of the country.

Syria’s official news agency, SANA, reported that the country's air defense systems had intercepted "hostile targets" in Masyaf, located in the Hama region.

The report said that the area had been targeted by Israeli missiles and the air defense system returned fire.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which is affiliated with the opposition to the Assad regime, reported that Israel attacked positions of pro-Iranian militias.

Reports said that two people were killed and six were injured in the air strike.

The IDF is not commenting on the reports from Syria.

This is the third air strike in Syria this week which has been attributed to Israel. On Tuesday night, Syria’s official news agency reported that Israel had carried out an air strike in the Quneitra area in the south of the country. The report said that the attack was carried out using missiles.

Two weeks ago, Syria’s official news agency reported explosions that were heard over Damascus.

Syrian television reported that the country’s air defense systems were activated following an Israeli air strike in the area of the capital.

The Saudi channel Al-Hadath claimed that the air strike attributed to Israel targeted a Hezbollah weapons shipment at a military airport south of Damascus.

(Israel National News' North American desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Israel National News articles, however, is Israeli time.)

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