Media in Syria reported overnight Wednesday about explosions that were heard in the vicinity of the capital, Damascus.
The reports indicated that the explosions were a result of an Israeli air strike. It was also reported that the country’s air defense systems are working to repel the "Israeli aggression".
A radio station affiliated with the regime of President Bashar Al-Assad reported that the air defense systems were activated against “hostile targets”.
The official Syrian news agency, SANA, reported that two Syrian military personnel were injured and that damage was caused in the attack attributed to Israel. According to the report, the attack was carried out using missiles that were fired from the direction of the Golan at several targets in the Damascus area.
It was also reported that the Syrian air defense systems repelled the missiles and shot down some of them.
Last week, Syrian media reported that Israel carried out an air strike which targeted the airport in Aleppo. The country’s air defense systems were activated.
It was also reported that explosions were heard in the area, but there are no reports of injuries or damages at this time.
About a week and a half before that, Syrian media reported that Israel conducted an air strike in the Masyaf region in the western part of the country.
According to the reports, explosions were heard in the Masyaf area, and the Syrian air defense systems were activated against the "Israeli attack".