Syria accuses Israel of carrying out strike, 2nd in a week

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Syria says Israel has carried retired an airstrike successful a cardinal province, causing worldly damage

July 22, 2021, 5:07 AM

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DAMASCUS -- Syria accused Israel Thursday of carrying retired an airstrike successful a cardinal province, the 2nd clip successful arsenic galore days, saying the aerial onslaught caused worldly damage.

An unidentified Syrian subject authoritative quoted by the authorities quality bureau said aerial defenses changeable down astir of the missiles successful the onslaught that occurred aboriginal Thursday connected targets it did not sanction successful the Quseir portion of the Homs countryside.

Israel has launched hundreds of strikes against Iran-linked subject targets successful war-ravaged Syria implicit the years but seldom acknowledges oregon discusses specified operations. Late Monday, Syria reported an Israeli airstrike southeast of the bluish Aleppo province, but did not notation details of the people oregon damage.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a warfare show that has activists connected the crushed successful Syria, said Monday's strikes targeted weapons depots that beryllium to Iranian-backed militiamen operating successful Aleppo’s Safira region.

It besides confirmed Thursday's strikes, saying they destroyed ammunitions and weapons depots belonging to the Lebanese militant Hezbollah radical successful the occidental Homs countryside.

The Iran-backed radical has been operating successful Syria for years, helping President Bashar Assad's authorities reclaim power implicit astir of the state aft a devastating civilian war.

ABC News

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