Media in Syria reported an Israeli air strike in Damascus overnight Sunday.
According to the reports, the Syrian anti-aircraft system was activated following the attack.
A Syrian military official said that the Israel Air Force attacked several targets in the Damascus area from the Golan area.
The official added that the Syrian air defense systems intercepted some of the missiles. Four Syrian soldiers were killed and four others were injured, and damage was caused to property.
In mid-July, Syrian media reported explosions that were heard in the vicinity of Damascus, following an air strike which was attributed to Israel.
The reports said the country’s air defense systems were activated against “hostile targets” following the strike.
A Syrian defense official told the Russian Sputnik news agency that Israeli planes fired several missiles towards targets in the area of the Syrian capital, and that most of the missiles were intercepted.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an organization affiliated with the Syrian opposition based in Britain, reported that the attack targeted military sites and ammunition depots of Hezbollah in Damascus.
It was also reported that two Syrian soldiers were injured and that the attack caused damage.
Earlier that month, it was reported that the Israel Air Force struck targets in Damascus. According to estimations, Iranian arms depots were damaged during the attack.
In addition, the fighter jets struck additional targets in the area.