BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:35 P.M.) – Las night, the Syrian air defenses confronted several “hostile targets” over the city and countryside of Homs and Al-Quneitra, resulting in a number of explosions in the skies of Syria.

“Explosions were heard in the city of Homs”, Al-Ikhbariya reported, having attached a video.

Meanwhile, Syrian state television also reported that Syrian air defense systems were repelling an Israeli missile attack in Quneitra province. According to SANA, the attack came from Lebanese airspace and over the occupied Golan Heights.

“The Israeli aggression on the central and southern region is taking place from Lebanese airspace and the occupied Syrian Golan Heights”, a correspondent for Al-Ikhbaria said.
Al-Ikhbariya has cited a military source as saying that the air defenses prevented any of the “hostile missiles” from reaching the targeted locations.

“Dealing with hostile missiles, and responding to them successfully and professionally, [the air defenses] prevented any of them from reaching our targeted locations”, the source said.
The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have refused to comment on the media reports about the airstrikes on Quneitra province.

The incident comes a few weeks after the Syrian Army warned that its air defenses would shoot down any aircraft violating the country’s airspace.

“Any aircraft which violate Syria’s airspace will be treated as enemy military targets…They will be tracked immediately after detection and destroyed immediately after violating our airspace,” Syrian Armed Forces Command said in a press statement on Saturday.

 

Source: Sputnik, Al-Ikhbaria, SANA

Advertisements
Share this article:
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 1
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    1
    Share
ALSO READ  Syrian Army stops Turkish border offensive, shifts to east Idlib

Notice: All comments represent the view of the commenter and not necessarily the views of AMN.

All comments that are not spam or wholly inappropriate are approved, we do not sort out opinions or points of view that are different from ours.

This is a Civilized Place for Public Discussion

Please treat this discussion with the same respect you would a public park. We, too, are a shared community resource — a place to share skills, knowledge and interests through ongoing conversation.

These are not hard and fast rules, merely guidelines to aid the human judgment of our community and keep this a clean and well-lighted place for civilized public discourse.

Improve the Discussion

Help us make this a great place for discussion by always working to improve the discussion in some way, however small. If you are not sure your post adds to the conversation, think over what you want to say and try again later.

The topics discussed here matter to us, and we want you to act as if they matter to you, too. Be respectful of the topics and the people discussing them, even if you disagree with some of what is being said.

Be Agreeable, Even When You Disagree

You may wish to respond to something by disagreeing with it. That’s fine. But remember to criticize ideas, not people. Please avoid:

  • Name-calling
  • Ad hominem attacks
  • Responding to a post’s tone instead of its actual content
  • Knee-jerk contradiction

Instead, provide reasoned counter-arguments that improve the conversation.

Discuss

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of