- Title: Syrian air defenses confront Israeli attack in Damascus -state TV
- Date: 19th August 2021
- Summary: DAMASCUS, SYRIA (AUGUST 19, 2021) (REUTERS) (NIGHT SHOTS) VARIOUS OF ROCKETS STREAKING ACROSS SKY
- Embargoed: 2nd September 2021 23:00
- Keywords: Israel Syria air defence system
- Location: DAMASCUS, SYRIA
- City: DAMASCUS, SYRIA
- Country: Syria
- Topics: Conflicts/War/Peace,Middle East
- Reuters ID: LVA001EQY6KP3
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Syrian air defences confronted on Thursday (August 19) an "Israeli aggression" in the Damascus countryside, Syrian state-owned Ekhbariya TV and state news agency (SANA) said.
A Syrian military source said in a statement â€œthe Israeli enemy carried out an air aggression this evening with bursts of missiles from southeast Beirut".
The statement added "targeting some points in the vicinity of the city of Damascus and the vicinity of the city of Homs".
The Israeli military had no immediate comment on the reported strike in Syria.
(Production: Kinda Makieh)
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