Three people killed in alleged Israeli airstrike in Damascus – Syrian media

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Syrian Air defences respond to Israeli missiles targeting south of the capital Damascus, on July 20, 2020. - Israeli strikes south of the Syrian capital wounded seven Syrian soldiers, state media reported, in an attack which a war monitor said hit several positions of regime forces and Iran-backed militias. (Photo by STR / AFP)

Three people were killed in an alleged Israeli attack in southern Damascus, which was launched from the Golan Heights, Hebrew media reported citing the Syrian Defense Ministry. Fires started in the area as a result of the stikes, Hebrew media reported minutes earlier.

Syrian media claims that Syria’s air defense systems have been activated and intercepted the “hostile targets” in the capital’s skies.  The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights stated that the targets of the attack were Syrian army bases and Iranian militias in a suburb of Damascus.

“Behold, Damascus will cease from being a city,
And it will be a ruinous heap.” Isaiah 17:1

Two flights were postponed as a result of the strikes at the airport. Echoes of explosions were also heard in the coastal area of ​​Syria in the area of ​​the city of Tartus.

In the ​​southwest Damascus area, there have been a number of attacks in recent months that were attributed to Israel