One soldier martyred, five wounded in Israeli aggression on Damascus vicinity
Syrian news agency SANA has reported that the Syrian air defenses shot down most of the Israeli aggression missiles that targeted the vicinity of Damascus.
Syrian state media announced that the country's air defenses had been activated against Israeli aggression fire in the vicinity of Syria's capital, Damascus.
Citing a military source, it said Israeli aerial attacks began shortly before 1:00 am from the southeast of Lebanon's capital Beirut, accompanied at 1:10 am by surface-to-surface missile strikes from the direction of the occupied Syrian Golan.
"Our aerial defenses confronted the enemy's missiles and shot some of them down," the Syrian news agency SANA reported.
For its part, the Israeli occupation forces said it launched strikes against targets in Syria early Wednesday, hitting anti-aircraft batteries "in response to a missile fired from Syria."
Sirens were sounded in the northern occupied city of Umm Al-Fahm and the West Bank after the Syrian anti-aircraft missile launch, IOF tweeted.
Al Mayadeen 's correspondent also pointed out that an explosion was heard in the vicinity of the occupied city of Haifa and Jenin, as the sirens sounded in Al-Jalil area.
An IOF spokesperson refused to comment on the initial Israeli aggression.
SANA confirmed that one soldier was martyred and five others were wounded, as a result of the Israeli aggression, along with material damage reported.
It is noteworthy that the Syrian air defense forces responded a few days ago to an Israeli aggression with missiles from the direction of Rayak, east of Beirut, targeting some points in the vicinity of Damascus, and shot down a number of the launched missiles.