Syria launches missile at Israel, explosions heard. Israel responds with airstrikes
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Israeli Army Radio says the Syrian missile was fired at Israeli aircraft during an earlier strike and had overflown its target. The missile was an SA-5 surface-to-air missile that was fired towards Israel and exploded in the southern Negev. According to initial reports.
“In response, a few minutes ago, the IDF struck the battery from which the missile was launched and additional Syrian surface-to-air batteries in the area.”
There have not been any injuries or deaths reported. Syrian air defences said they intercepted an Israeli attack in the direction of the Golan Heights. Syria’s state news agency said that attack took place at around 1:38am local time and targeted areas in the Damascus suburbs.