Arty Katkov. Sputnik International
The IDF said earlier that in its retaliatory strike, it hit the battery from which a missile was launched into Israeli territory and additional surface-to-air batteries in Syria.
New images of the recent Israeli attack near Damascus have appeared on the Internet showing suspected damage.
Aurora Intel posted on Twitter several Planetlabs satellite images of what it claims to be an S-200 Al-Dumayr air defense site, where Israeli Defense Forces have made “extensive attacks” earlier.
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Israeli Defense Forces announced Thursday that they attacked missile batteries in Syria in response to a surface-to-air missile launch from Syria that landed near the Shimon Peres Negev Nuclear Research Center, the suspected birthplace of Israel’s first nuclear bomb. . The launch came shortly after a separate Israeli attack on Syria.
Defense Minister Benny Gantz told reporters that the Model SA-5 surface-to-air missile passed through the area but was not intercepted. SA-5 is the NATO codename for the Soviet-designed S-200 missile and air defense system.
The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) previously reported that Syrian air defense systems had repelled an Israeli missile attack that took place in the area of the city of Dumayr, about 45 km northeast of the country’s capital Damascus. Government media added that at least four Syrian soldiers were wounded following the attack.