Israeli officials confirmed today that they targeted and destroyed a shipment of advanced weapons from the Syrian regime to Hezbollah in Lebanon. The strike targeted missiles from Iran.
The Times of Israel reported:
News agencies quote unnamed Israeli sources as saying that target of early Friday attack was ‘game changing’ shipment of advanced missiles.
sraeli officials on Saturday reportedly confirmed the Israeli Air Force carried out a strike against Syria and say it targeted a shipment of advanced missiles.
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The officials said the shipment was not of chemical arms, but of “game changing” weapons bound for the terror group Hezbollah. One official said the target was a shipment of advanced, long-range ground-to-ground missiles.
The officials said the attack took place early Friday. It was not immediately clear where the airstrike took place, or whether the air force carried out the strike from Lebanese or Syrian airspace.
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There was no immediate comment from Syrian officials, and no word of the airstrike on Syrian state media.