DAMASCUS, Syria –
Israeli airstrikes focused websites within the neighborhood of Damascus early Thursday, marking the third such strikes in per week, Syrian state media reported.
The Syrian army stated that Israeli missiles have been fired at posts close to Damascus round 12:30 a.m. and that its air defenses had “confronted the missile aggression and downed most of them.” There have been no casualties reported.
The assault follows comparable strikes Friday and Monday. Monday’s uncommon daytime airstrike wounded a soldier, based on the Syrian military.
The strike Friday was the primary such assault since Sept. 17, when an assault on Damascus International Airport and close by army posts south of the Syrian capital killed 5 troopers.
The Israeli military didn’t launch an announcement on the airstrikes. Israel has carried out lots of of strikes on targets inside government-controlled components of Syria lately, however hardly ever acknowledges or discusses the operations.
Israel has acknowledged, nonetheless, that it targets bases of Iran-allied militant teams, corresponding to Lebanon’s Hezbollah, which has despatched hundreds of fighters to help Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces.
The Israeli strikes come amid a wider shadow struggle between Israel and Iran. The assaults on airports in Damascus and Aleppo have been over fears they have been getting used to funnel Iranian weaponry into the nation.