Israel launches airstrike on Syria’s Damascus International Airport

The ministry of defence reported that Israel carried out an airstrike on Syria’s Damascus International airport and other places of the capital, which resulted in the deaths of five soldiers.

On Saturday, According to a ministry statement, Syrian air defences intercepted the attack and were able to shoot down the majority of the missiles.

It wasn’t immediately clear whether the strike had a negative impact on airport operations.

The Israeli military declared that it would not comment on outside foreign reports.

According to Reuters, Israel has increased its airstrikes on Syrian airports to counter Iran’s growing use of aerial supply lines to carry weapons to allies in Syria and Lebanon, notably Hezbollah.

Tehran has switched to air transport as a more dependable method of delivering military supplies to its soldiers and ally fighters in Syria.

Since 2011 protests against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad turned into a civil war that drew in foreign powers and left Syria divided into zones of control, hundreds of thousands of people have been killed and millions have been made homeless.

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