After the Lebanese media reported that Israeli planes were flying at low altitude over Beirut, the airstrike took place.
According to a report by Syria’s official news agency SANA, Israel attacked Damascus and Homs in Syria late Thursday, saying that the country’s air defense system intercepted several Israeli missiles.
SANA quoted Syrian military sources as saying that the airstrikes were launched from Beirut to the southeast.
“Our air defense tools have intercepted missiles and shot down most of them, and are now assessing the impact of the aggression,” the source said.
Lebanese media reported that Israeli aircraft flew at low altitude over Beirut.
Fadi al-Hassan, Director of the Lebanese Civil Aviation Authority, said Aljadid TV Due to Israeli actions, the two flights to Beirut were temporarily required to change course, but they finally landed safely in the Lebanese capital.
Israel has been on a regular basis bombing Hezbollah and the government have targeted Syria in the past few years, but it rarely acknowledges such attacks.
The Israeli military recently launched attacks using Lebanese airspace, apparently to avoid conflict with the Russian Air Force active in Syria.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a war monitoring agency, said at least three missiles were aimed at Hezbollah’s arsenal in rural Damascus. It is not clear whether the attack caused casualties.
The Israeli attack on Thursday was Recently exploded On the Israeli-Lebanese border between Hezbollah and the Israeli army.
Earlier this month, the two sides exchanged fire with no casualties. Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah later warned Israel that his organization would retaliate against any Israeli attacks.
Nasrallah said: “We are not looking for war, nor do we want to go to war, but we are ready.”