Syrian air defenses respond to Israeli aggression on Aleppo airport
Syrian air defenses respond to Israeli missiles that flew over the Mediterranean, west of the city of Latakia, before targeting the airport.
The Syrian news agency, SANA, confirmed on Tuesday that Syrian air defenses intercepted hostile targets in the airspace above Aleppo.
The Syrian agency had reported that Israeli raids targeted Aleppo International Airport with missiles on Tuesday night, which put it out of service.
A military source confirmed in a statement to SANA that at exactly 2:07 am today, a missile flew over the Mediterranean, west of the city of Latakia, before targeting the airport.
This marks another aggression on Syria, the last of which was on February 18th, when the Syrian air defenses intercepted Israeli missiles that targeted areas in the Damascus countryside, in Kafr Sousa, and Tal Al-Masih near the city of Shahba, north of Al-Suwayda.
Our correspondent indicated at the time that several civilians were killed as a result of the Israeli aggression that targeted residential buildings in Kafr Sousa. A source in the Syrian Health Ministry told Al Mayadeen that five civilians were killed in the aggression, with others still in critical condition.
At the beginning of this year, two Syrian soldiers were killed and two others were wounded as a result of an Israeli air attack on Damascus International Airport and its surroundings.
It is noteworthy that at the beginning of this year, two Syrian soldiers were killed and two others were wounded as a result of yet another Israeli aggression on Damascus International Airport.