Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Five killed in Israeli attack on Syria’s Hama countryside

Syrian state media reported that Israeli missiles hit central Syria on Friday, killing five people, including a civilian, and setting farms on fire.

Official news agency SANA said the missiles were fired at the town of Masyaf in the Hama countryside, several of which were shot down by Syrian air defence.

An unnamed military official was quoted as saying that five people, including a civilian, were killed and seven were injured.

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The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Syrian war watchdog, said Israeli planes fired at least eight missiles that hit weapons depots and sites belonging to Iranian militias in the Masyaf region, causing several fires. Took it.

He said an ambulance was seen running in the area.

There was no immediate comment from the Israeli military on the attack, which the Observatory said was the 12th Israeli attack on Syrian territory since the beginning of the year.

The Observatory has a network of activists on the ground in Syria.

Israel has carried out hundreds of attacks on targets in Syria over the years, but rarely acknowledges or discusses such operations.

It says it targets targets of Iran-affiliated militias, such as the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group, which has fighters stationed in Syria and fighting on behalf of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government forces, and believed It is known that the consignment of weapons is bound to the militia.

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