Syria airport hit
Israel attacked Damascus International Airport with missiles yesterday, Syrian state media said, adding that air defences shot down some of them. Britain-based war monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attack targeted an arms depot for Iranian forces or Lebanon’s Hizbollah group. Israel rarely acknowledges attacks inside Syria, but has said it would use military action to prevent weapons transfers to its enemies. An Israeli military official said this month that the Jewish state has struck more than 200 Iranian targets in Syria over the past 18 months.