Israeli helicopters carried out airstrikes on targets in Syria, SANA reports

DAMASCUS, (BM) – Damascuss accused Israel that helicopters from IDF carried out airstrikes on targets in the Syrian-held Golan heights in the Friday morning, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing state news agency SANA.

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“The Israeli enemy launched a missile aggression on sites in the southern region and damages were restricted to materials. SANA reporter said that helicopters of the Israeli enemy launched an aggression at midnight with a number of missiles, from over the occupied Syrian Golan, on sites in the southern region and damages were restricted to materials” SANA reports.

The Israeli news agency The Times of Israel also confirmed the airstrikes citing the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a Britain-based monitor.

According to SOHR the strikes targeted military positions of Iranian forces and pro-Iran militias.

The attack follows a series of strikes on Iran-linked forces in Syria in recent weeks.

Defense Minister Naftali Bennett on Tuesday appeared to confirm that Israel was behind an airstrike against pro-Iranian forces in Syria on Monday, saying the military was working to drive Tehran out of the country.

“We have moved from blocking Iran’s entrenchment in Syria to forcing it out of there, and we will not stop,” Bennett said in a statement.

“We will not allow more strategic threats to grow just across our borders without taking action,” he said. “We will continue to take the fight to the enemy’s territory.”

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