Syrian Air Defense Intercepts Israeli Missiles
Sat Dec 02, 2017
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army's air defense units fired at least four
missiles at an Israeli fighter jet after the Tel Aviv forces' missiles hit a
region in Western Damascus, local sources conformed on Saturday, adding that
the Damascus air defense could intercept some of the incoming missiles.
The sources said that the Syrian military's anti-aircraft missiles were
fired from the Mezzeh Airbase in rural Damascus in the early hours of
The sources added that an Israeli fighter jet was flying at a low altitude
over Lebanonís Baalbek region near Syria's border when the Syrian missiles
They added that a number of Israeli missiles were fired toward the 1st
Division ammo depot in the Western countryside of Damascus, adding that the
Syrian Air Defense managed to intercept some of the missiles before hitting
their designated targets.
However, some of the missiles hit their intended target, causing loud
explosions near the towns of Kesweh and Sahnaya, the sources further added.