Israel stikes Iranian and Hezbollah bases in Syria

Violent explosions rocked the areas near Damascus on the evening of May 17.  According to the reports, the Israeli Air Forces conducted air raid against Iranian and Hezbollah  bases in Syria.

Earlier, the Syrian news agency SANA reported that the Syrian Army's air defense systems managed to down several missiles fired from the direction of the Quneitra province and the Golan Heights.

Al Mayadeen TV Channel belonging to Hezbollah reported that Israel had also attacked targets south of Damascus. 

SOHR, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, reported three explosions in Al Kisweh area, south-west of the Syrian capital. According to SOHR, Israeli air forces attacked the area where Hezbollah bases and pro-Iranian militants were located.

Moscow has condemned the Israeli attack. According to RIA Novosti, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister  Sergey Ryabkov called the Israeli blows "illegitimate and unfounded". Israel has not commented on these reports in the media.

  Israel, Syria, Hezbollah, Iran

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