WORLD Syria intercepts Israeli missile south of Damascus

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Syria intercepts Israeli missile south of Damascus

Xinhua

09:47, June 02, 2019

DAMASCUS, June 2 (Xinhua) -- The Syrian air defenses intercepted an Israeli missile attack south of the capital Damascus before daybreak Sunday, the state TV reported.

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Syrian fighters from the Turkish-backed National Liberation Front (NLF) fire a missile against regime positions on May 13, 2019 in the rebel-held northern part of Syria's Hama province. (File Photo: VCG)

The Syrian air defenses responded to enemy targets in the southern countryside of Damascus, said the report, giving no further details.

Israel has repeatedly targeted Syrian military sites which it claims belong to Iranian-backed militia groups.

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