Israel Prime Minister confirms attacks on ‘Iranian targets’

AgenciesUpdated: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 03:26 AM IST
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Jerusalem: Israel’s Prime Minister on Sunday confirmed his troops had bombed a warehouse at the Damascus International Airport recently.The Syrian state-run TV had revealed earlier that the airport located in east Syria was attacked by Israeli warplanes and that a warehouse was damaged, reports Efe news. “Israel Defense Forces have attacked hundreds of Iranian and Hezbollah targets. Just in the past 36 hours, the Air Force attacked Iranian depots full of Iranian weapons in the Damascus International Airport,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. The Syrian source reported on Friday that the Syrian forces managed to shoot down at least eight missiles launched by Israeli planes that entered the Syrian airspace from the Israeli-Syrian border.

Meanwhile, the Israeli military has found another cross-border tunnel allegedly dug by the Hezbollah militant group. The tunnel, which is the “longest and most detailed yet”, reaches a few tens of metres into Israel and stems 800 meters into Lebanon, Xinhua news agency quoted the Army.

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